Owiyukuts Complex

Usage of Geologic Unit Name:
Owiyukuts Complex (CO,UT)
Geologic Province:
Southern Rocky Mountain region
Uinta uplift
Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Not designated. Named for O-Wi-Yu-Kuts Mountain, Moffat Co., CO (Sears and others, 1982).
GNU files in Menlo Park, CA indicate Type area designated along south flank of O-Wi-Yu-Kuts Mountain, Uinta Mountains, Daggett Co., UT (Sears and others, 1982).

Unit Name History:
Named; Isotopic dating (Sears and others, 1982). Overview (Tweto, 1987).


Sears, J.W., Graff, P.J. and Holden, G.S., 1982, Tectonic evolution of lower Proterozoic rocks, Uinta Mountains, Utah and Colorado: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 93, no. 10, p. 990-997.

Tweto, Ogden, 1987, Rock units of the Precambrian basement in Colorado, IN Geology of the Precambrian basement in Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 1321-A, p. A1-A54, (incl. geologic map, scale 1:1,000,000).

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