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Geologic Unit: Sultan

Usage:

Sultan Limestone (CA*,NV*,UT*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical): Crystal Pass Member (CA,NV*,UT*), /Ironside Member (CA,NV*), Valentine Dolomite Member (CA,NV*) or Valentine Member (CA,NV*).


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Early*
Devonian, Late*
Devonian, Middle*


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

Not stated. Well exposed in vicinity of Sultan Mine, Goodspring quadrangle, southeastern NV (Hewett, 1931).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin 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 ([ ]).