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Geologic Unit: Cactus

Usage:

Cactus Quartz Monzonite (UT)


Geologic age:

Tertiary


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

Type area: Imperial Mine area, 1.5 mi northwest of Frisco, in sec. 14, 15, T. 27 S., R. 13 W., San Francisco Mountains, Beaver Co., UT (McKelvey, 1973).
[Imperial Mine at Lat. 38 deg. 27 min. 47 sec. N., Long. 113 deg. 17 min. 42 sec. W., in NE/4 SE/4 sec. 15, T. 27 S., R. 13 W., Frisco 7.5-min quadrangle, Beaver Co., UT.]


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province
South Western Overthrust


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

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