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

Staatz, M.H., and Osterwald, F.W., 1959, Geology of the Thomas Range fluorspar district, Juab County, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1069, 97 p., (incl. geologic maps, scale 1:12,000 and 1:6,000)


Summary:

Named for outcrops at Thursday mine, northern half Spors Mountain, Juab Co, UT in the Great Basin province. Only known and complete section, designated the type section, crops out on west side of Spors Mountain 4,200 ft west-southwest of Thursday mine. No description of type given. Two partial measured sections given at: 1) 1,200 ft northeast of Thursday mine in sec 21, T12S, R12W; and 2) west of Blowout mine in sec 21, T12S, R12W. Composite thickness 329 ft. Overlies Lost Sheep dolomite (new). Is younger than Sevy dolomite. Is a light-gray, medium-grained, friable dolomite. Brown chert found in several beds. Is partly silicified. Stromatoporoids and corals found. Middle Silurian age suggested. Geologic map. Stratigraphic sections.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Thursday dolomite*
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • 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:

Mapped (geologic map) on Spor Mountain, on Eagle Rock Ridge, and in Dugway Range in Fandangle Canyon, on north, west, and southwest of peak 6,830, and southwest of Castle Mountain. Thickness estimated at 300 ft. Is a uniform, light-gray, medium-grained, saccharoidal, slope-making dolomite. Resembles parts of underlying Lost Sheep dolomite. Basal contact placed at top of highest cherty beds of Lost Sheep. Upper contact placed at base of fine-grained, dense, light-gray dolomite of Sevy dolomite. Is poorly fossiliferous. HALYSITES collections of Middle Silurian age identified.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Thursday Member*
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Great Basin province
Publication:

Hintze, L.F., 1980, Preliminary geologic map of the Fish Springs NW and Fish Springs SW quadrangles, Juab and Tooele Counties, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map, MF-1148, scale 1:24,000


Summary:

Reduced in rank and assigned as uppermost of four members of Laketown Dolomite in Fish Springs Range, Juab Co, UT, Great Basin province. Overlies Lost Sheep Member (rank reduced) of Laketown; underlies [unconformably] Sevy Dolomite. Middle Silurian age.

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


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