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Geologic Unit: Preuss

Usage:

Preuss Sandstone (ID*,UT*,WY*)
Preuss Redbeds (ID*,UT*,WY*)


Subunits:

Wolverine Canyon Limestone Member (ID*).


Geologic age:

Jurassic, Middle*
Callovian*


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

Not designated. Named from Preuss Creek, in the northeastern part of the Montpelier quadrangle, about 12 mi northeast of Montpelier, Caribou Co., ID (Mansfield and Roundy, 1916).


AAPG geologic province:

Uinta uplift*
Uinta basin*
Yellowstone province*
Snake River basin*
Green River basin*
Wasatch uplift*


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 ([ ]).