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Geologic Unit: Catlin

Usage:

Catlin Member of Windfall Formation (NV*)


Geologic age:

Late Cambrian (Millardan; Sunwaptan)*


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

Named from exposures near Catlin shaft of the Croesus Mine in New York Canyon, [in W/2 sec. 35, T. 19 N., R. 53 E., approx. Lat. 39 deg. 28 min. 28 sec. N., Long. 115 deg. 58 min. 45 sec. W., northwestern corner Pinto Summit 15-min quadrangle, Eureka Co.], central NV (Nolan and others, 1956).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin 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 ([ ]).