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Geologic Unit: Peach Spring

Usage:

Peach Spring Tuff (AZ*,CA*,NV*)
Originally called Peach Springs (plural).


Geologic age:

Tertiary
Miocene, early


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

Interstection of U.S. Highway I-40 and Cook Canyon, UTM grid 11SQJ667967, Lat. 30 deg. 10 min. 45 sec. N., Long. 114 deg. 04 min. 24 sec. W., in NW/4 SE/4 sec. 26, T. 21 N., R. 17 W., Kingman 7.5-min quadrangle, Arizona. Named from Peach Spring [name changed to "Peach Springs" on recent editions of USGS topographic map], along road from Peach Springs Wash to Colorado River, Peach Springs 7.5-min quadrangle, AZ (Young, in press).


AAPG geologic province:

Plateau sedimentary province
Mojave basin


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

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