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Geologic Unit: Ute

Usage:

Ute Formation (UT)
Ute Limestone (ID*,UT*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical): Cub Shale Member (ID*,UT*), Dagmar Member (UT).


Geologic age:

Middle Cambrian*


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

Named from Ute Peak, Cache Co., UT (40th Parallel Survey maps and reports, King and others, 1876-1878).
Type locality stated to be on slopes of Ute Peak, near forks of East Fork, east of Paradise, Cache Co., UT [in southeastern Porcupine 7.5-min quadrangle] (Walcott, 1908; see also Berry, 1989, Utah Geol. Min. Survey Geol. Map no. 113).


AAPG geologic province:

Central Western Overthrust*
Great Basin province*
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 ([ ]).