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Geologic Unit: Gabilan

Usage:

Gabilan Limestone (CA*)
Originally misspelled Gavilan.


Geologic age:

Paleozoic*


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

Not stated. Occurs in Gavilan [Gabilan] Range, about 60 mi south of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco Bay region, west-central CA (Becker, 1888).


AAPG geologic province:

Santa Cruz basin*
Coastal basins


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 ([ ]).