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Geologic Unit: Bailey Spring

Usage:

Bailey Spring Limestone (NV*)


Geologic age:

Mississippian and Pennsylvanian*


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

Type locality not stated. Occurs in several large areas southeast of Bailey Spring, on western side of Bristol Range, Pioche district, Lincoln Co., eastern NV (Westgate and Knopf, 1932).


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 ([ ]).