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Geologic Unit: Jacalitos

Usage:

Jacalitos Formation (CA)


Geologic age:

Pliocene
Miocene


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

Southeast part of Kreyenhagen Hills, Coalinga region, central CA. Named from exposures north and south of Jacalitos Creek, and in Jacalitos Hills, Fresno Co. (Arnold and Anderson, 1908).


AAPG geologic province:

San Joaquin basin


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

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