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Geologic Unit: Fish Haven

Usage:

Fish Haven Dolomite (ID*,NV*,UT*)
Fish Haven Dolostone (ID*,NV*,UT*)
Fish Haven Dolomite is preferred usage of the NV Geol. Survey.


Subunits:

(alphabetical): Bloomington Lake Member (ID,UT), Deep Lakes Member (ID,NV,UT), Lost River Member (ID), Paris Peak Member (ID,NV,UT).


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician to Early Silurian*


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

Named from exposures on Fish Haven Creek, Bear Lake Co., southern ID. [Creek enters Bear Lake about 2.5 mi north of UT-ID State line, in T. 16 S., R. 5 E., St. Charles 7.5-min quadrangle] (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province*
Idaho Mountains province*
Wasatch uplift*


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 ([ ]).