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Geologic Unit: Maple

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Maple Formation of Oquirrh Group (UT-recognized locally in Bingham district) considered abandoned. Lower part reallocated to Butterfield Peaks Formation of Oquirrh Group. See Butterfield Peaks.)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian, Early
Morrowan
Pennsylvanian, Middle
Atokan


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

Type section: in secs. 22 and 27, T. 4 S., R. 3 W., Utah and Salt Lake Cos., UT. Section begins in Maple Flat and traverses north-northeast up spur opposite Maple Canyon, Bingham mining district. Origin of name not stated by authors, but probably named from Maple Flat (Welsh and James, 1961).


AAPG geologic province:

Wasatch uplift


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

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