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Geologic Unit: Lost Canyon

Usage:

Lost Canyon Member of Ely Springs Dolomite (NV,UT)
Lost Canyon Member of Ely Springs Dolostone (UT)


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician


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

Type section: exposures north of Lost Canyon, Silver Island Mountains, in NE/4 sec. 30 (unsurveyed), T. 3 N., R. 17 W., [Graham Peak 7.5-min quadrangle], Tooele Co., western UT (Budge and Sheehan, 1980).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province


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

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