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Geologic Unit: Oquirrh

Usage:

Oquirrh Formation (ID*,UT*)
Oquirrh Group (ID*,UT*)


Subunits:

GROUP STATUS (alphabetical): Bannock Peak Limestone (ID*), Bear Canyon Formation (UT), Bingham Mine Formation (UT*), Bridal Veil Limestone (UT), Butterfield Formation (UT), Butterfield Peaks Formation (UT), Erda Formation (UT*), Furner Valley Limestone (UT*), Granger Mountain Formation (UT), Kessler Canyon Formation (UT*), Lake Point Limestone (UT*), Shingle Mill Limestone (UT), Trail Canyon Limestone (ID), Wallsburg Ridge Formation (UT), West Canyon Limestone (UT*).

FORMATION STATUS (alphabetical): Bear Canyon Member (UT*), Bridal Veil Limestone Member (UT*), Cedar Fort Member (UT), Galena King limestone (UT), Granger Mountain Member (UT*), Hall Canyon Member (UT), Lewiston Peak Member (UT), Meadow Canyon Member (UT), /Pole Canyon Member (UT), Shingle Mills Limestone Member (UT), Wallsburg Ridge Member (UT*), West Canyon Limestone Member (UT).


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Late (local)*
Chesterian (local)*
Pennsylvanian, Early*
Morrowan*
Pennsylvanian, Middle*
Atokan*
Desmoinesian*
Pennsylvanian, Late*
Missourian*
Virgilian*
Permian, Early (local)*
Wolfcampian (local)*


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

Not designated. Named from Oquirrh Mountains, Tooele and Utah Cos., UT (Gilluly, 1932).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province*
Snake River basin*
Wasatch uplift*
Uinta basin*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ([ ]).