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Geologic Unit: Glennon

Usage:

Glennon Limestone Member of Lykins Formation (CO)


Geologic age:

Permian


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

Type locality: in quarry on south side Turkey Creek, about 800 ft west of Glennon-Turkey Creek confluence, Golden-Morrison area, Jefferson Co., north-central CO. Named from Mount Glennon, btw. Bear Creek and Turkey Creek and southeast of town of Morrison, Jefferson Co., north-central CO (LeRoy, 1946).


AAPG geologic province:

Denver basin


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

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