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Geologic Unit: Gordon Mountain

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Gordon Mountain Limestone (MT) replaced with Steamboat Limestone. See Steamboat.)


Geologic age:

Middle Cambrian


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

Type locality: middle part of the cliffs which form lower part of east side of a peak 8,300 ft elevation, the top of which is just 1 mi S. 48 deg. E. of top of Pentagon Mountain, [in sec. 14, T. 25. N., R. 12 W., Pentagon Mountain 7.5-min quadrangle, Flathead Co., northwestern MT]. Forms top of central and principal peak of Gordon Mountain, [in sec. 10, T. 19 N., R. 13 W., Pilot Peak 7.5-min quadrangle, Powell Co., northwestern MT] (Deiss, 1933).


AAPG geologic province:

Montana folded belt


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

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