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Cenozoic Sediments

Quaternary Alluvium
Quaternary-Tertiary Alluvium
    Hay Ranch Formation
Miocene Sediments

    Humboldt Formation
Oligocene Sediments
    Gilmore Gulch Formation
    Indian Well Formation
Eocene Sediments
    Elko Formation
    Meadow Fork Formation
    Sheep Pass Formation
    Jasperoid Breccia

Cenozoic-Mesozoic Volcanic Rocks

Quaternary Basic and Intermediate Volcanics
Quaternary-Tertiary Basalt Flows and Breccias
Miocene Ignimbrites

    Cougar Point Tuff
    Jenny Creek Tuff
    Harmony Hills Tuff
    Condor Canyon Formation
    Leach Canyon Tuff
    Tuff of Clipper Gap
    Tuff of White Blotch Spring
    Bates Mountain Tuff
    Tuff of Lunar Cuesta
    Shingle Pass Tuff
Miocene Rhyolite, Rhyodacite, Dacite Flows,Plugs and Dikes
Miocene Andesite, Latite and Quartz Latite, and Minor Basalt
Miocene Basalt, Minor Basaltic-Andesite and Andesite

    Big Island Formation
Oligocene Ignimbrites
    Monotony Tuff
    Tuff of Hoodoo Canyon
    Needles Range Formation
    Windous Butte Tuff
    Tuff of Williams Ridge and Morey Peak
    Currant Tuff
    Charcoal Ovens Tuff
    Pancake Summit Tuff
    Northumberland Tuff
    Calloway Well Tuff
    Caetano Tuff
    Kalamazoo Volcanics
    Stone Cabin Formation
    Tuff of Hall Creek
Oligocene Rhyolite
Oligocene Andesite, Latite, and Quartz Latite
Oligocene Basalt, Minor Basaltic Andesites and Andesite
Eocene Ignimbrites

    Dead Horse Tuff
Eocene Rhyolite, Rhyodacite and Dacite Flows,
Plugs and Dikes
Eocene Andesite, Latite, and Quartz Latite and Minor Basalt
Mesozoic
  Jurassic
   
Pony Trail Group

Cenozoic-Mesozoic Plutonic Rocks

Tertiary-Mesozoic Silicic Plutonic Rocks
Tertiary Silicic Plutonic Rocks
Cretaceous Silicic Plutonic Rocks
Cretaceous Basic Plutonic Rocks
Jurassic Silicic Plutonic Rocks
Jurassic Basic Plutonic Rocks

Mesozoic Sediments

Cretaceous
    Newark Canyon Formation

Jurassic

    Nugget Sandstone

Triassic

    Chinle Formation
    Thaynes Formation
    Dinwoody Formation
    Augusta Sequenc
    Augusta Mountain Formation
    Panther Canyon Formation
    Shale, Silty and Sandy Limestone and Greenstone Unit

Upper Paleozoic Western Siliceous and Volcanic Assemblage

Permian-Pennsylvanian
    Havallah Formation
    Reservation Hill Formation
    Pumpernickle Formation

Pennsylvanian
    Mitchell Creek Formation
Pennsylvanian-Mississippian
    Schoonover Formation
Mississippian
    Lee Canyon Argillite
    Webb Formation
    Antelope Range Formation

Upper Paleozoic Transitional Detrital-Carbonate Assemblage

Permian-Pennsylvanian
    Antler Sequence
    Edna Mountain Formation
    Antler Peak Limestone
    Battle Formation
    Brock Canyon Formation
    Wildcat Peak Formation
Mississippian
    Banner Formation
    Nelson Formation
    Grossman Formation

Upper Paleozoic Carbonate-Detrital Assemblage

Permian
    Garden Valley Formation
    Carbon Ridge Formation
    Park City Group
    Gerster Formation
    Plympton Formation
    Murdock Mountain Formation
    Kaibab Formation
    Grandeur Formation
    Phosphoria Formation
    Carlin Sequence
    Carlin Canyon Formation
    Beacon Flat Formation
    Buckskin Mountain Formation
    Poorman Peak Formation
    Hammond Canyon Formation
    Arcturus Group
    Arcturus Formation
    Loray Formation
    Pequop Formation
    Reipetown Formation
    Reipe Spring Limestone
    Ferguson Mountain Formation
Permian-Mississippian
    Oquirrh Formation
Permian-Pennsylvanian
    Strathearn Formation
    Sunflower Formation
Pennsylvanian
    Ely Limestone
    Van Duzer Limestone
    Quilici Formation
    Tomera Formation
    Moleen Formation
Pennsylvanian-Mississippian
    Diamond Peak Formation
Mississippian
    Chainman Formation
    Mountain City Formation
    Tripon Pass Limestone
    Eleana Formation
    Joana Limestone
Mississippian-Devonian
    Pilot Formation

Lower Paleozoic Western Siliceous and Volcanic Assemblage

Devonian
    Slaven Chert
    Woodruff Formatio
n
Silurian
    Fourmile Canyon Formation
    Elder Sandstone
    Noh Formation
Ordovician
    Palmetto Formation
    Vinini Formation
    Valmy Formation

Lower Paleozoic Transitional Assemblage

Devonian
    Platy Siltstone, Limestone, Shale and Chert Unit
    Wenban Limestone
    Denay Limestone
    McColley Canyon Formation
    Rabbit Hill Limestone
    Windmill Limestone
    Kinkead Spring Limestone
    McMonnigal Limestone
    Tor Limestone
Devonian-Silurian
    Roberts Mountains Formation
    Masket Shale
Silurian
    Gatecliff Formation
    Diana Formation
Ordovician
    Aura Formation
Ordovician-Cambrian
    Tennessee Mountain Formation
Cambrian
    Porter Peak Limestone
    Edgemont Formation
    Crane Canyon Sequence
    Swarbrick Formation
    Shwin Formation

Lower Paleozoic Eastern Carbonate Assemblage

Devonian
    Devils Gate Limestone
    Guilmette Formation
    Nevada Group
    Davis Spring Formation
    Fenstermaker Wash Formation
    Oxyoke Canyon Formation
    Beacon Peak Dolomite
    Sadler Ranch Formation
    Simonson Dolomite
    Sevy Dolomite
Silurian
    Lone Mountain Dolomite
    Laketown Dolomite
Ordovician
    Hanson Creek Formation
    Ely Springs Dolomite
    Fish Haven Dolomite
    Eureka Quartzite
    Copenhagen Formation
    Pogonip Group
    Antelope Valley Limestone
    Ninemile Formation
    Goodwin Limestone
Cambrian
    Mendha Formation
    Windfall Formation
    Whipple Cave Formation
    Notch Peak Limestone
    Corset Spring Shale
    Dunderberg Shale
    Hamburg Dolomite
    Emigrant Springs Formation
    Johns Wash Limestone
    Lincoln Peak Formation
    Secret Canyon Shale
    Patterson Pass Shale
    Highland Peak Formation
    Geddes Limestone
    Eldorado Dolomite
    Pole Canyon Limestone
    Chisholm Shale
    Lyndon Limestone
    Pioche Shale
    Prospect Mountain Quartzite
    Gold Hill Formation
    Precambrian
    McCoy Creek Group


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