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Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Moon Hill quartzite member
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Quartzite
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Northern Cascade Range-Okanagan province
Publication:

Schroeder, M.C., 1952, Geology of the Bead Lake district, Pend Oreille County, Washington: Washington Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin, no. 40, 57 p., (incl. geologic map, scale 1:63,360)


Summary:

Pg. 7 (table), 13-14, pl. 1. Moon Hill quartzite member of Skookum formation of Newport group. (All new.) Coarse-grained quartzite about 1,100 feet thick at top of Skookum formation. Top of Moon Hill quartzite concealed by Tertiary Tiger formation. Age is pre-Cambrian.
Named from Moon Hill, [Browns Lake 7.5-min quadrangle], Pend Oreille Co., northeastern WA. Forms crest of Moon Hill.

Source: Publication; US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 2579).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Moon Hill Quartzite Member[†]
  • Modifications:
    • [Abandoned]
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Northern Cascade Range-Okanagan province
Publication:

Miller, F.K., 1974, Preliminary geologic map of the Newport Number 1 quadrangle, Pend Oreille County, Washington, and Bonner County, Idaho: Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources Geologic Map, GM-7, 1 sheet, 7 p., scale 1:62,500


Summary:

[Geol. map. †Moon Hill Quartzite Member of Skookum Formation of Newport Group of Schroeder (1952) considered abandoned. These distinctive purple to white quartzites are mapped as Cambrian Addy Quartzite. See also F.K. Miller, Prelim. geol. map Newport No. 2 quad., Pend Oreille and Sevens Cos., WA, Washington Div. Geol. Earth Sci. Geol. Map, GM-8, 1974, and F.K. Miller, Prelim. geol. map Newport No. 3 quad., Pend Oreille, Sevens, and Spokane Cos., WA, Washington Div. Geol. Earth Sci. Geol. Map, GM-9, 1974.]

Source: Publication.


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