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  • Usage in publication:
    • High Lake Member
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Dolostone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Wasatch uplift
    • Great Basin province
Publication:

Budge, D.R., and Sheehan, P.M., 1980, The Upper Ordovician through Middle Silurian of the eastern Great Basin; Part 1, Introduction; historical perspective and stratigraphic synthesis: Milwaukee Public Museum Contributions in Biology and Geology, no. 28, 26 p., See also "Part 2, Lithologic descriptions," Milwaukee Public Mus. Contrib. Bio. Geol., no. 29, 80 p., 1980


Summary:

Named as member (second from base, of six members) of Laketown Dolostone (redescribed). Derivation of name not given. Type section is at Tony Grove Lake in Bear River Range, SW1/4 SW1/4 of unsurveyed sec 5, T13N, R3E, northeastern Cache Co, UT, Wasatch uplift. Outcrops at numerous mountain ranges in western UT and eastern NV, Great Basin province. Consists of light-gray to medium-gray, very finely to coarsely crystalline dolostone; medium to very thick bedded; partly lenticular and laminated; weathers from light gray to medium gray. Deposited in a subtidal environment. Thickness at type is 354 ft; averages 370 ft. Overlies Tony Grove Lake Member (new) of Laketown; underlies Gettel Member (new) of Laketown. Measured sections. Silurian age [basis of age not stated].

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


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