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Geologic Unit: Pakoon

Usage:

Pakoon Dolomite (UT*)
Pakoon Limestone (AZ*,NV*,UT)
Pakoon Limestone of Supai Group (AZ)


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Wolfcampian)


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

Type section: west face and crest of Pakoon Ridge, northwest of Pakoon Spring, in T. 35 N., R. 16 W., Mohave Co., AZ. Named from Pakoon Ridge (McNair, 1951).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province
Plateau sedimentary 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 ([ ]).