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Geologic Unit: Hector

Usage:

Hector Formation (CA)


Geologic age:

late Tertiary (early Miocene)


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

Type area: 4 mi north of Hector siding of the Atchison, Topeka and Sante Fe RR, in sec. 13, 22, and 26, T. 9 N., R. 5 E., Cady Mountains, San Bernardino Co., southern CA (Woodburne and others, 1974).


AAPG geologic province:

Mojave basin


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

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