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Geologic Unit: Cash Creek

Usage:

Cash Creek Quartzite (ID*)


Geologic age:

Early or Middle Cambrian*


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

Type section: steep cliffs on west side of Squaw Creek, about 0.25 mi south of mouth of Cash Creek, in T. 12 N., R. 17 E., Custer Co., ID (Hobbs and others, 1968).


AAPG geologic province:

Idaho Mountains province*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

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