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Geologic Unit: Tecuya

Usage:

Tecuya Formation (CA*)


Geologic age:

Tertiary
Eocene(?)* to Miocene*


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

Type section: crest of first ridge west of Tecuya Canyon, 3 mi west of Grapevine, in W/2 sec. 25 and E/2 sec. 26, T. 10 N., R. 20 W., Grapevine 7.5-min quadrangle, [Kern Co.] CA (Nilsen and others, 1973).


AAPG geologic province:

Transverse Ranges 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 ([ ]).