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Geologic Unit: Notch Peak

Usage:

Notch Peak Formation (NV*,UT*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in UT*: Hellnmaria Member, Lava Dam Member, Red Tops Member.


Geologic age:

Cambrian, Late*
Franconian*
Trempealeauan*
Ordovician, Early*
Canadian*


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

Type locality: upper part of main mass of Notch Peak, House Range, western UT (Walcott, 1908).
Principal reference section [composite]: Notch Peak 15-min quadrangle, [Sneakover Pass area], central House Range, Millard Co., central western UT; lower part in SE/4 sec. 35 [unsurveyed], T. 19 S., R. 13 W., and in sec. 2, T. 20 S., R. 13 W.; middle and upper parts in sec. 5 [unsurveyed], T. 20 S., R. 13 W. (Hintze and others, 1988).
Reference sections: (1) Steamboat Pass-Lava Dam section [composite], in S/2 sec. 18 and NW/4 sec. 19, T. 23 S., R. 13 W., The Barn 15-min quadrangle (1960 ed.), southern House Range, Millard Co., central western UT; (2) Lawson Cove section [composite], in sec. 30, T. 24 S., R. 14 W., Frisco Peak 15-min quadrangle, and in sec. 4, T. 25 S., R. 15 W., Wah Wah Summit 15-min quadrangle, Gray Hills area, Wah Wah Mountains, Millard Co., central western UT (Hintze and others, 1988).


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.

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Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).