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Geologic Unit: Hayes Canyon

Usage:

Hayes Canyon Member of Devils Gate Limestone (NV*)


Geologic age:

Late Devonian*


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

Well exposed along crest of Newark Mountain and named from Hayes Canyon, which drains west slope of [Newark] Mountain, vicinity of Eureka, White Pine Co., central NV (Nolan and others, 1956).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

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Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).