U.S. Geological Survey Home AASG Logo USGS HOME CONTACT USGS SEARCH USGS
National Geologic Map Database

Geologic Unit: Yellowpine

Usage:

Yellowpine Limestone of Monte Cristo Group (NV*)
Yellowpine Member of Monte Cristo Limestone (AZ*,CA*,NV?)
Misspelled Yellow Pine in some reports.


Subunits:

Arrowhead Member (NV*).


Geologic age:

Middle Mississippian (Visean; Osage to Meramecian)*


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

Named from exposures near Yellow Pine Mine, in sec. 20, T. 24 S., R. 58 E., Goodsprings quadrangle, Clark Co., NV (Hewett, 1931).


AAPG geologic province:

Plateau sedimentary province*
Great Basin province*
Mojave basin*


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 ([ ]).