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Geologic Unit: Callville

Usage:

Callville Limestone (AZ*,NV*,UT*)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian*


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

Named from its prominence in Callville Mountain, Muddy Mountains, [in T. 18 S., R. 66 and 67 E., Overton Beach 15-min quadrangle, Clark Co.], NV (Longwell, 1921).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province*
Plateau sedimentary 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 ([ ]).