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Geologic Unit: Dome

Usage:

Dome Limestone (UT*)
Dome Formation (UT*)
Also called Dome Canyon Limestone in early reports.


Geologic age:

Middle Cambrian*


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

Type locality: at head of Dome Canyon, [in T. 17 N., R. 13 W., Marjum Pass 7.5-min quadrangle, Millard Co.], House Range, western UT (Walcott, 1908).
Type locality (emended): section measured on north side Marjum Canyon, [in T. 18 S., R. 14 W., Notch Peak 15-min quadrangle (1965 ed.), Millard Co.], House Range, western UT (Deiss, 1938).


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.

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