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Geologic Unit: Aneth

Usage:

Aneth Formation (subsurface of AZ,CO,NM,UT)


Geologic age:

Late Devonian


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

Type section (subsurface): depth-interval 8,161 to 8,331 ft, Shell Oil Bluff Unit No. 1 well, in sec. 32, T. 39 S., R. 23 E., San Juan Co., UT (Knight and Cooper, 1955).


AAPG geologic province:

Black Mesa basin
Paradox basin
San Juan basin


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

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