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Geologic Unit: Louis Lake

Usage:

No current usage.
(Rocks of †Louis Lake Granodiorite (WY-local) included in Louis Lake batholith (informal) or Louis Lake pluton (informal).)

Informal. The rank or lithologic term should not be capitalized.


Geologic age:

Early Proterozoic


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

Type section: Louis Lake, south Wind River Mountains, Lat. 42 deg. 30 min. to 42 deg. 45 min. N., Long. 108 deg. 45 min. to 109 deg. 00 min. W., Fremont Co., west-central WY (Naylor and others, 1970).


AAPG geologic province:

Wind River basin


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

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