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Geologic Unit: Paine

Usage:

Paine Member of Lodgepole Limestone of Madison Group (ID*,MT*,WY*)
Paine Member of Lodgepole Limestone (UT*)
Paine Member of Madison Limestone (ID*,MT*,WY*)
Paine Limestone of Tendoy Group (MT*)


Geologic age:

Early Mississippian (Kinderhookian)*


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

Type locality not stated. Origin of name not stated by author (Weed, 1899).
Type section: above road along Dry Fork of Belt Creek, at intersection of Currie Coulee, in SE/4 SE/4 sec. 35, T. 16 N., R. 7 E., Cascade Co., MT (Sando and Dutro, 1974).


AAPG geologic province:

Montana folded belt*
Central Montana uplift*
Yellowstone province*
Sweetgrass arch*
Williston basin*


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 ([ ]).