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Geologic Unit: Andrews Mountain

Usage:

Andrews Mountain Member of Campito Formation (CA*,NV*)


Geologic age:

Early Cambrian*


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

Named from exposures on Andrews Mountain, Waucoba Mountain 15-min quadrangle, [northern Inyo Co.], central eastern CA (Nelson, 1962).
Principal reference locality (C.A. Nelson, USGS, oral commun., 1986): exposures on Andrews Mountain, Waucoba Mountain 15-min quadrangle, northern Inyo Co., central eastern CA [approx. Lat. 37 deg. 04 min. 30 sec. N., Long. 118 deg. 05 min. 00 sec. W.].


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province*


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

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

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