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Geologic Unit: Cub

Usage:

Cub Tongue of Lead Bell Shale (ID*,UT*-notably in the Portneuf Range)
Cub Shale Member of Ute Limestone (ID*,UT*-notably in the Bear River and Wasatch Ranges)


Geologic age:

Middle Cambrian*


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

In sec. 4, T. 16 S., R. 41 E., Preston quadrangle, Franklin Co., ID. Named from Cub Basin along Maple Creek, 4 km to the east (Oriel and others, 1971).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province*
Wasatch uplift*


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 ([ ]).