Virgin Limestone Member of Moenkopi Formation (AZ*,NV*,UT*)
Virgin Formation (AZ,NV,UT)
Named from Virgin City [now Virgin], Washington Co., southwestern UT, where it is well exposed (Bassler and Reeside, 1921).
Great Basin province*
Plateau sedimentary province*
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