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Geologic Unit: Shingle Mill

Usage:

Shingle Mill Limestone Member of Oquirrh Formation (UT)
Shingle Mill Limestone of Oquirrh Group (UT)


Geologic age:

Middle Pennsylvanian (Desmoinesian)


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

Exposures on walls of Shingle Mill Canyon drainage basin, in sec. 18 and 19, T. 6 S., R. 4 E., Utah Co., UT. Origin of name not stated by author, but probably named from Shingle Mill Canyon (Baker, 1972). .
[Discrepancy in GNU records (USGS DDS-6) concerning the original reference (Baker, 1972 or 1976). For now, Baker (1972) is credited with designating the type locality.]


AAPG geologic province:

Uinta 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 ([ ]).