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Geologic Unit: Badger Gulch

Usage:

Badger Gulch Formation (ID*,UT*)


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Cisuralian; early Leonardian)*


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

Type section (composite): lower part, exposures on a ridge southwest of the confluence of A.H. Creek and Third Fork, in S/2 sec. 17, T. 14 S., R. 19 E., Pike Mountain and Trapper Creek quadrangles; upper part, exposures on a northwest-facing ridge on the south side of Badger Gulch, in NW/4 sec. 20, T. 15 S., R. 20 E., Mahogany Butte quadrangle, Cassia Co., ID (Mytton and others, 1983).


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.

"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 ([ ]).