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Geologic Unit: Mount Rosa

Usage:

Mount Rosa Granite (CO*)


Geologic age:

Middle Proterozoic*


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

Not designated. Named from extensive exposures on slopes of Mount Rosa, Teller and El Paso Cos., CO (Finlay, 1916).


AAPG geologic province:

Southern Rocky Mountain region*


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 ([ ]).