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Geologic Unit: Floride

Usage:

Floride Member of Ely Springs Dolomite (NV, UT*)


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician (Ashgillian)*


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

Type section: 0.5 mi north of Floride Mine, in NE/4 sec. 3, T. 13 S., R. 12 W., Juab Co., UT (Staatz and Osterwald, 1959).


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 ([ ]).