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Geologic Unit: Horsepen Mountain

Usage:

Horsepen Mountain Suite (VA*)


Geologic age:

Middle Proterozoic*


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

Outcrops along VA Highway 24 on the southern flank of Horsepen Mountain, Lat. 37 deg. 17 min. N., Long. 79 deg. 49 min. W., Stewartsville 7.5-min quadrangle, Bedford Co., VA (Bartholomew and Lewis, 1984).


AAPG geologic province:

Piedmont-Blue Ridge 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 ([ ]).