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Geologic Unit: Duffey Dome

Usage:

No current usage.
(Rocks of †Duffey Dome Formation (CA) reallocated to part of Franklin Canyon Formation. See Franklin Canyon.)


Geologic age:

Paleozoic(?)


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

Type section: near Duffey Dome, in sec. 16, T. 23 N., R. 6 E., Pulga 15-min quadrangle, Plumas Co., CA (Hietanen, 1973).


AAPG geologic province:

Sierra Nevada province


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ([ ]).