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Geologic Unit: Deadman Spring

Usage:

Deadman Spring Dolomite of Pogonip Group (UT*)


Geologic age:

Middle Ordovician (Whiterockian)*


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

Type section: in NW/4 NE/4 sec. 10 [or sec. 9?], T. 11 S., R. 14 W., Juab Co., UT. Named from nearby Deadman Spring, northeastern Fish Springs Range (Oliveira, 1975).
[US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1520, p. 81) states type section is in sec. 9. Uncertain if typographical error. --unresolved.]


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 ([ ]).