Pakoon Formation

Usage of Geologic Unit Name:
Pakoon Dolomite (UT*)
Pakoon Limestone (AZ*,NV*,UT)
Pakoon Limestone of Supai Group (AZ)
Permian, Early
Great Basin province
Plateau sedimentary province
Type Locality:
Type section: west face and crest of Pakoon Ridge, for which unit is named, northwest of Pakoon Spring, T. 35 N., R. 16 W., Mohave Co., AZ (McNair, 1951).
Unit Name History:
Named (McNair, 1951). Overview; Redescribed (Hintze and others, 1994).

McNair, A.H., 1951, Paleozoic stratigraphy of part of northwestern Arizona: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 35, no. 3, p. 503-541.

Hintze, L.F., Anderson, R.E. and Embree, G.F., 1994, Geologic map of the Motoqua and Gunlock quadrangles, Washington County, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map, I-2427, 7 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000.

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