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Geologic Unit: Fenstermaker Wash

Usage:

Fenstermaker Wash Formation (NV*)


Geologic age:

Devonian, Middle*
Devonian, Late*


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

Not designated. Measured sections: lower part in SE/4 sec. 16, T. 16 N., R. 51 E., in NE/4 NE/4 sec. 21, T. 15 N., R. 51 E., and in NE/4 NE/4 sec. 20, T. 15 N., R. 51 E.; middle and upper parts in NE/4 sec. 20 and NW/4 sec. 21, T. 15 N., R. 51 E., northern Antelope Range, Eureka Co., NV. Named from Fenstermaker Wash, northeast and east of the northern part of the Antelope Range (Hose and others, 1982).


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 ([ ]).