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Hanson Creek Formation
Stratigraphic range: Dapingian-Katian (Ibexian-Richmondian)
488–444Ma
Type Geologic formation
Underlies Roberts Mountains Formation
Overlies Eureka Quartzite
Thickness 350 feet (110 m)
Lithology
Primary Limestone
Other Dolomite, sandstone
Location
Coordinates 39°00′N 116°00′W / 39.0°N 116.0°W / 39.0; -116.0Coordinates: 39°00′N 116°00′W / 39.0°N 116.0°W / 39.0; -116.0
Approximate paleocoordinates 7°06′S 74°30′W / 7.1°S 74.5°W / -7.1; -74.5
Region Nevada
Country  United States
Type section
Named for Hanson Creek

The Hanson Creek Formation is a geologic formation in Nevada. It preserves fossils dating back to the Dapingian-Katian (Ibexian-Richmondian in the regional stratigraphy) stages of the Ordovician period.

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