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  • Usage in publication:
    • Dugway Ridge dolomite*
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Dolomite
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Great Basin province
Publication:

Staatz, M.H., and Carr, W.J., 1964, Geology and mineral deposits of the Thomas and Dugway Ranges, Juab and Tooele Counties, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 415, 188 p., (incl. geologic map, scale 1:31,680)


Summary:

Named for occurrence on Dugway Ridge, T10S, R11W, Tooele and Juab Cos, UT in the Great Basin province. Crops out in a discontinuous band from just north of Dugway Pass to a canyon north of Fera Canyon. Present also at south end of Fandangle Canyon. Type section measured on south side of Straight Canyon where formation overlies Fera limestone (new) and underlies Garden City formation. Composed of massive resistant medium- to coarse-grained sandy textured dolomite. Lower half is gray and tan. Upper half is dark to medium gray. Fossil alga GIRVANELLA and trilobites found. Correlates with Hicks formation. Of Late Cambrian age. Geologic map. Stratigraphic section.

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


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