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Geologic Unit: Bay State

Usage:

Bay State Dolomite (NV*)


Geologic age:

Middle Devonian*


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

Type locality: section above Bay State Mine in Mining Canyon, [approx. Lat. 39 deg. 32 min. 08 sec. N., Long. 115 deg. 47 min. 46 sec. W., Diamond Peak 7.5-min quadrangle, White Pine Co., central NV] (Nolan and others, 1956).


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 ([ ]).