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  • Usage in publication:
    • Juab limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Great Basin province
Publication:

Hintze, L.F., 1951, Lower Ordovician detailed stratigraphic sections for western Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey Bulletin, no. 39, 99 p.


Summary:

Named as one of six formations of Pogonip group for Juab Co., UT in the Great Basin province. Type locality designated as Ibex section J in NE1/4 sec 31, T22S, R14W where it is a medium gray calcisiltite 139 ft thick that overlies Wah Wah limestone (new) of Pogonip and underlies Kanosh shale (new) of Pogonip. Is very fossiliferous. Assigned an Ordovician age.

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


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