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Geologic Unit: White Pine

Usage:

No current usage.
(†White Pine Formation of Oquirrh Group (UT-notably Bingham district) considered abandoned. Rocks reallocated to Butterfield Peaks Formation of Oquirrh Group. See Butterfield Peaks.)


Geologic age:

Middle Pennsylvanian (early to middle Desmoinesian)*


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

Type section: in sec. 22, T. 4 S., R. 3 W., Salt Lake Co., UT. Crops out on slopes of Butterfield Peaks and is well exposed around Long Ridge anticline in southern Oquirrh Mountains and in North Oquirrh thrust block in northern Oquirrh Mountains, Salt Lake Co. and adjoining Tooele Co., UT. Origin of name not stated by authors (Welsh and James, 1961).


AAPG geologic province:

Wasatch uplift
Great Basin province


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

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