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Geologic Unit: Indian Ranch

Usage:

Indian Ranch Tongue of Guilmette Formation (NV*)


Geologic age:

late Late Devonian (Famennian)*


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

Type section: on north side of Indian Creek, east side of Cherry Creek Range, 1.5 km west of Indian Ranch, in NE/4 sec. 19, T. 26 N., R. 64 E., White Pine Co., NV. Named from Indian Ranch (Sandberg and others, 1989).


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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