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Geologic Unit: Copper Queen

Usage:

Copper Queen Member of Abrigo Formation (AZ*)
Copper Queen Member of Abrigo Limestone (AZ*-recognized locally in Mule Mountains area)


Geologic age:

Cambrian, Late*
Franconian*
Trempealeauan(?)


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

Not designated. Named from Copper Queen mining area, Bisbee, Cochise Co., AZ (Stoyanow, 1926).


AAPG geologic province:

Pedregosa basin*
Basin-and-Range 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 ([ ]).