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Geologic Unit: Kangaroo

Usage:

No current usage?
(†Kangaroo Formation (CO) considered abandoned? Uncertain if used by the CO Geol. Survey. Abandoned by the USGS, is considered same as Belden Shale and upper part of Minturn Formation. See Belden and Minturn.)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian


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

Named from Kangaroo Gulch, about 2 mi north of Monarch, Monarch district, Chaffee Co., central CO (Crawford, 1913).


AAPG geologic province:

Eagle basin
Piceance basin


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 ([ ]).