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Geologic Unit: Adaville

Usage:

Adaville Formation (UT*,WY*)


Subunits:

Lazeart Sandstone Member (WY*).


Geologic age:

Late Cretaceous*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Named from excellent exposures southwest of town of Moyer at Adaville Mine, 2 mi south of Hodges Pass tunnel on Oregon Short Line, in secs. 17, 18, 19, and 20, T. 21 N., R. 116 W., [Kemmerer 7.5-min quadrangle, Lincoln Co.], southwestern WY (Veatch, 1907).


AAPG geologic province:

Green River basin*
Uinta uplift*


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).