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Geologic Unit: Crystal Peak

Usage:

Crystal Peak Dolomite (NV*,UT*)
Crystal Peak Dolostone (NV*,UT*)
Crystal Peak Dolomite is preferred usage of the NV Geol. Survey.


Geologic age:

Middle Ordovician (Whiterockian)*


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

Type section: about 1 mi north of Crystal Peak, in N/2 sec. 29, T. 23 S., R. 16 W., [Middle Mountain 7.5-min quadrangle], Millard Co., UT. Named from exposures in the Crystal Peak section, 10 mi southwest of Smooth Canyon, Millard Co., western UT (Webb, 1956; Hintze, 1974).


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 ([ ]).