Mount Dutton Formation

Usage of Geologic Unit Name:
Mount Dutton Formation (UT*)
Geologic Province:
Great Basin province*
Paradox basin*
Wasatch uplift*
Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Type section: NE/4 NE/4 sec. 9 to center sec. 15, T. 32 S., R. 4 W., on Mount Dutton, for which unit was named, southern Sevier Plateau, Garfield Co., UT (Anderson and Rowley, 1975).

(alphabetical): Antimony Tuff Member (UT*), Beaver Member (UT*), Kingston Canyon Tuff Member (UT*).

Unit Name History:
Named; Reference; Includes Kingston Canyon and Antimony Tuff members; Isotopic dating (Anderson and Rowley, 1975). Age modified (Rowley and others, 1981). Isotopic dating (Cunningham and others, 1983; Rowley and others, 1988). Mapped 1:24k (Maldonado and Williams, 1993)


Anderson, J.J. and Rowley, P.D., 1975, Cenozoic stratigraphy of southwestern high plateaus of Utah, IN Cenozoic geology of southwestern high plateaus of Utah: Geological Society of America Special Paper, 160, p. 1-51.

Rowley, P.D., Williams, P.L., Anderson, J.J. and Kaplan, A.M., 1981, Geologic map of the Marysvale NE quadrangle, Piute County, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map, MF-1329, 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000.

Cunningham, C.G., Steven, T.A., Rowley, P.D., Glassgold, L.B. and Anderson, J.J., 1983, Geologic map of the Tushar Mountains and adjoining areas, Marysvale volcanic field, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map, I-1430-A, 1 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:50,000.

Rowley, P.D., Cunningham, C.G., Steven, T.A., Mehnert, H.H. and Naeser, C.W., 1988, Geologic map of the Antelope Range quadrangle, Sevier and Piute Counties, Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey Map, M-106, 14 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000.

Maldonado, Florian and Williams, V.S., 1993, Geologic map of the Paragonah quadrangle, Iron County, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map, GQ-1713, 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000.

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