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Geologic Unit: McColley Canyon

Usage:

McColley Canyon Formation (NV*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in NV*: Bartine Member, Coils Creek Member, Kobeh Member.


Geologic age:

Early Devonian*


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

Type section: in McColley Canyon [Lat. 40 deg. 11 min. 51 sec. N., Long. 116 deg. 02 min. 25 sec. W.], North Mineral Hill 15-min quadrangle [Sulphur Springs Range, Eureka Co., NV] (Carlisle and others, 1957).


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 ([ ]).