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Geologic Unit: Wingate

Usage:

Wingate Sandstone of Glen Canyon Group (AZ*,CO*,NM*,UT*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in AZ,CO,NM,UT: Lukachukai Member, Rock Point Member.


Geologic age:

Early Jurassic (Sinemurian)*


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

Type locality: cliffs north of Fort Wingate, [Fort Wingate 7.5-min quadrangle], McKinley Co., western NM (Dutton, 1885; Harshbarger and others, 1957).


AAPG geologic province:

Black Mesa basin*
Paradox basin*
Plateau sedimentary province*
San Juan basin*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ([ ]).