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Geologic Unit: Gunsight Butte

Usage:

Gunsight Butte Member of Entrada Sandstone of San Rafael Group (UT)


Geologic age:

Jurassic, Middle


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

Type section: Gunsight Butte on west side of Gunsight Canyon, in secs. 15, 16, 21, and 22, T. 43 S., R. 5 E., Kane Co., UT (Thompson and Stokes, 1970).


AAPG geologic province:

Plateau sedimentary province


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

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