Lyndon Limestone

Usage of Geologic Unit Name:
Lyndon Limestone (AZ,CA,NV*,UT)

Cambrian, Middle*

Great Basin province*

Type Locality:
Not stated. Typically exposed [type section] in Lyndon Gulch, and is present in Highland and Ely Ranges, Pioche region, east-central NV (Westgate and Knopf, 1927). [Geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200]

(alphabetical): Meriwitica Member (AZ), Tincanebits Member (AZ).
Unit Name History:
Named Lyndon Limestone (L.G. Westgate and A. Knopf, 1927, Am. Inst. Min. and Met. Engrs. Trans., no. 1647, p. 5; and 1932, USGS Prof. Paperr 171). [Geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200]

Westgate, L.G. and Knopf, Adolph, 1932, Geology and ore deposits of the Pioche district, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 171, 79 p., (incl. geologic map, scale 1:62,500).

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