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Geologic Unit: Kolob

Usage:

/Kolob Limestone Member of Carmel Formation of San Rafael Group (UT)

[Preoccupied. Name previously applied to Kolob Latite by Averitt (1962) in UT.]


Geologic age:

Bajocian
Jurassic, Middle


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

Type section: between Virgin River bridge, about 2 mi south of Mount Carmel, and a point about 2 mi west of Mount Carmel village, Kane Co., UT. Named from Kolob Terrace (Thompson and Stokes, 1970).


AAPG geologic province:

Plateau sedimentary province


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

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