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Geologic Unit: Lost Sheep

Usage:

Lost Sheep Member of Laketown Dolomite (UT*)


Geologic age:

early Early Silurian (Llandovery)*


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

Type section: outcrop near Lost Sheep Mine, but measured on northwest side of steep canyon 2,000 ft southwest of Blowout Mine, in sec. 28, T. 12 S., R. 12 W., Juab Co., UT (Staatz and Osterwald, 1959).


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 ([ ]).