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Geologic Unit: Brazer

Usage:

Brazer Dolomite (ID*,UT*,WY)
Brazer Limestone (ID*,UT*)


Subunits:

Delle Phosphatic Member (UT*,WY*).


Geologic age:

Early to Middle Mississippian (Tournaisian to Visean; Osagean to Meramecian)*


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

Type section: in NW/4 sec. 20, T. 11 N., R. 8 E., Crawford Mountains, [Rex Peak 7.5-min quadrangle], Rich Co., northeastern UT (Sando and others, 1959).
Named from exposures in Brazer [now Brazier] Canyon, Rich Co., northeastern UT (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).
[Brazier Canyon in secs. 18 and 19, T. 11 N., R. 8 E., Rex Peak 7.5-min quadrangle, Rich Co., northeastern UT.]


AAPG geologic province:

Idaho Mountains 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 ([ ]).