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Geologic Unit: Shinarump

Usage:

Shinarump Member of Chinle Formation (AZ*,NM*,NV*,UT*)
Shinarump Conglomerate (AZ,NV)


Geologic age:

Triassic, Late*
Carnian*


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

Type locality: Shinarump Cliffs, south of Vermilion Cliffs, southern part of Kane Co., UT (Gilbert, 1875; Howell, 1875, Powell, 1876).


AAPG geologic province:

Black Mesa basin*
Great Basin province*
Paradox basin*
Plateau sedimentary province*
San Juan basin*
South Western Overthrust*
Orogrande basin


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ([ ]).