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Geologic Unit: Deep Creek

Usage:

Deep Creek Formation (ID*)


Subunits:

Delle Phosphatic Member (ID*).


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Early*
Osagean*
Mississippian, Late*
Meramecian*


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

Type section: measured in SW/4 NE/4 sec. 35, T. 9 S., R. 31 E., Deep Creek Mountains, 25 mi southwest of Pocatello, Power Co., eastern ID (Carr and Trimble, 1961).


AAPG geologic province:

Snake River basin*


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 ([ ]).