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Geologic Unit: Fish Springs

Usage:

Fish Springs Member of Trippe Limestone (UT*)


Geologic age:

Middle Cambrian*


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

Type section: units 1-5 of Nolan's (1935) type Trippe Limestone on ridge south of Dry Canyon, in N/2 sec. 33, T. 9 S., R. 18 W., north Deep Creek Range, Tooele Co., UT. Named from Fish Springs Range, western UT (Hintze and Robison, 1975).
Reference section: in NE/4, SW/4 sec. 33, T. 12 S., R. 14 W., Juab Co., UT (Hintze and Robison, 1975).


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 ([ ]).