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Geologic Unit: Harmony Hills

Usage:

Harmony Hills Tuff of Quichapa Group (NV*,UT*)


Geologic age:

late Tertiary (Miocene)*


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

Type locality: Harmony Hills [Harmony Mountains], specifically south side of Right Quichapa Canyon [in secs. 10, 11, and 12], T. 37 S., R. 13 W., [Stoddard Mountain quadrangle], Iron Co., Iron Springs district, southwestern UT. (Mackin, 1960; see also Averitt, 1967).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province*
South Western Overthrust*


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 ([ ]).