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Geologic Unit: Homestake

Usage:

Homestake Limestone Member of Carmel Formation of San Rafael Group (UT*)
Homestake Limestone (UT)


Geologic age:

Jurassic, Middle*


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

Not stated. Origin of name not stated by authors, but probably named from Homestake Mine (Leith and Harder, 1908).


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.

"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 ([ ]).