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Geologic Unit: Caddy Canyon

Usage:

Caddy Canyon Quartzite of Brigham Group (ID*,UT*)
Caddy Canyon Quartzite (ID*,UT)


Geologic age:

Late Proterozoic (Precambrian Z)*


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

Type section: in Caddy Canyon, north of Portneuf River, about 8 mi (13 km) southeast of Pocatello, in sec. 13, T. 7 S., R. 35 E., and sec. 18, T. 7 S., R. 36 E., Bannock Co., ID (Crittenden and others, 1971).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin region*
Northern Rocky Mountain region*


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 ([ ]).