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Geologic Unit: Yellow Hill

Usage:

Yellow Hill Limestone (NV*)
Yellow Hill Limestone of Pogonip Group (NV)


Geologic age:

Early Ordovician*


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

Yellow Hill, near center of Ely Springs Range, Pioche region, eastern NV (Westgate and Knopf, 1932).


AAPG geologic province:

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 ([ ]).