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  • Usage in publication:
    • Cornfield Springs formation
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Great Basin province
Publication:

Hazzard, J.C., and Mason, J.F., 1936, Middle Cambrian formations of the Providence and Marble Mountains, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 47, no. 2, p. 229-240.


Summary:

Unit is named the Cornfield Springs formation. Age is Middle Cambrian(?).

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Menlo GNULEX).


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  • Usage in publication:
    • Cornfield Springs Formation†
  • Modifications:
    • Abandoned
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Great Basin province
Publication:

Gans, W.T., 1974, Correlation and redefinition of the Goodsprings Dolomite, southern Nevada and eastern California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 85, no. 2, p. 189-200.


Summary:

Cornfield Springs Formation is abandoned in favor of the Nopah Formation.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Menlo GNULEX).


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