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Geologic Unit: Weber

Usage:

Weber Sandstone (CO*,UT*,WY*)
Weber Quartzite (UT*)
Weber Formation of Durst Group (UT)


Subunits:

Schoolhouse Tongue (CO).


Geologic age:

Middle Pennsylvanian to Early Permian*


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

Named from Weber Canyon of Wasatch Range, [Weber, Davis, and Morgan Cos.], northeastern UT (King, 1876).
Type section: upper Weber Canyon, east of Morgan, Morgan Co., northeastern UT (Eardley, 1944).


AAPG geologic province:

Eagle basin*
Green River basin*
Piceance basin*
Uinta basin*
Uinta uplift*
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 ([ ]).