U.S. Geological Survey Home AASG Logo USGS HOME CONTACT USGS SEARCH USGS
National Geologic Map Database

Geologic Unit: Loray

Usage:

Loray Formation (NV,UT)


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Cisuralian; Artinskian to Kungurian; Leonardian)


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

[Type locality]: exposures at head of Loray Wash, in Southern Pacific RR cut on southwest side of Montello Valley, in SW/4 NE/4 sec. 28, T. 38 N., R. 68 E., Elko Co., eastern NV (Steele, 1960).


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 ([ ]).