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Geologic Unit: Maurice

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Maurice Formation (MT) or †Maurice Member of Boysen Formation (MT) is synonym for Pilgrim Formation. See Pilgrim.)


Geologic age:

Late Cambrian (Dresbachian)


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

Type locality: on south side of valley of North Fork of Grove Creek, 5 mi south of Red Lodge, Carbon Co., southern MT. Named from Mount Maurice, prominent elevation on Beartooth front, [in center E/2 sec. 28, T. 8 S., R. 20 E., Mount Maurice 7.5-min quadrangle, Carbon Co., southern MT] (Dorf and Lochman, 1940).


AAPG geologic province:

Bighorn basin
Central Montana uplift
Montana folded belt
Wind River basin
Yellowstone province


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

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

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