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Geologic Unit: Kinkead Spring

Usage:

Kinkead Spring Limestone (NV*)


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Early*


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

Type section: exposures in SE/4 sec. 20 and SW/4 sec. 21, T. 16 N., R. 51 E., northern Antelope Range, Eureka Co., NV. Named from Kinkead Spring, 4 km southeast of the type section (Hose and others, 1982).


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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Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).