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Geologic Unit: Riepe Spring

Usage:

Riepe Spring Limestone (NV,UT)


Geologic age:

Permian, Early
Wolfcampian, early


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

Riepe Spring, in SE/4 SE/4 sec. 36, T. 16 N., R. 62 E., Ely quadrangle, White Pine Co., NV.
Type section: at north end of Ward Mountain, in SE/4 sec. 7, T. 15 N., R. 63 E., White Pine Co., NV (Steele, 1960).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province


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

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