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Geologic Unit: Killian Springs

Usage:

Killian Springs Formation (NV*,UT*)


Geologic age:

late Early to early Middle Cambrian*


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

Type section: 300-m-thick section exposed between Killian Springs and Cottonwood Springs, west side of Pilot Range, in sec. 21, T. 5 N., R. 19 W., Patterson Pass 7.5-min quadrangle, Box Elder Co., UT. Named from Killian Springs (McCollum and Miller, 1991).


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 ([ ]).