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Geologic Unit: Victoria

Usage:

Victoria Formation (UT*)


Geologic age:

Late Devonian*


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

Not designated. Named from the Victoria Mine, in T. 10 S., R. 2 W., Juab Co., UT (Loughlin, IN Lindgren and Loughlin, 1919).
Measured section: east slope of Pinyon Peak, 3,500 ft N. 53 deg. W. of Water Lilly shaft, North Tintic district, in E/2 SE/4 sec. 33, T. 9 S., R. 2 W., Eureka 7.5-min quadrangle, Utah Co., UT (Morris and Lovering, 1961).


AAPG geologic province:

Wasatch uplift*
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 ([ ]).