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Geologic Unit: Bingham Mine

Usage:

Bingham Mine Formation of Oquirrh Group (UT*)


Subunits:

(ascending): Clipper Ridge Member (UT*), Markham Peak Member (UT*).


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian to Virgilian)*


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

Type section: in secs. 6, 7, 18, 19, 20, and 21, T. 4 S., R. 3 W., and in sec. 12 T. 4 S., R. 4 W., Fairfield, Stockton, and Bingham Canyon quadrangles, UT (GNC index card files).
Reference section: north side of West Canyon, opposite Maple Canyon, in north-central part sec. 27 and south-central part sec. 22, T. 4 S., R. 3 W., Fairfield quadrangle, UT (GNC index card files).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province*
Wasatch uplift*


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 ([ ]).