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Geologic Unit: Ramshorn

Usage:

Ramshorn Slate (ID*)


Geologic age:

Ordovician*


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

Type locality: Ramshorn Mine, in T. 13 N., R. 18 E., Bayhorse quadrangle, Custer Co., ID (Ross, 1934).


AAPG geologic province:

Idaho Mountains 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 ([ ]).