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Geologic Unit: Glance

Usage:

Glance Conglomerate of Bisbee Group (AZ*,NM*)
Glance Conglomerate Member of Bisbee Formation (AZ-recognized locally in Whetstone, Chiricahua, and Dos Cabezas Mountains)


Geologic age:

Early Cretaceous*


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

Not designated. Named from Glance Station, in NE/4 NW/4 sec. 4, T. 24 S., R. 25 E., Cochise Co., AZ (Ransome, 1904).
Principal reference section: in NW/4 NW/4 sec. 15, T. 23 S., R. 24 E., Huachuca Mountains (Hayes, 1970b).


AAPG geologic province:

Pedregosa basin*
Basin-and-Range 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 ([ ]).