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Geologic Unit: Chinese Wall

Usage:

Chinese Wall Member of Henderson Canyon Formation (ID,UT)


Geologic age:

Early Mississippian (Kinderhookian)


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

Type section: in S/2 sec. 12, T. 16 S., [R. 35 E.], Oneida Co., ID (Webster and others, 1987).
Reference section [not described]: at Leatham Hollow, Oneida Co., ID (Webster and others, 1987).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province
Wasatch uplift


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

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