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Shinarump Conglomerate Member, Chinle Formation

Basal conglomerate and pebbly sandstone of the Chinle Formation is relatively resistant to erosion and forms extensive benches in some parts of the Colorado Plateau. (210-230 Ma)
StateArizona
NameShinarump Conglomerate Member, Chinle Formation
Geologic ageLate Triassic
Original map label2cs
Primary rock typeconglomerate
Secondary rock typesandstone
Other rock typessiltstone; claystone
Map references
Richard, S. M., Reynolds, S.J., Spencer, J. E., and Pearthree, P. A., 2000, Geologic Map of Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Map 35, 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.
Unit references
Richard, S. M., Reynolds, S.J., Spencer, J. E., and Pearthree, P. A., 2000, Geologic Map of Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Map 35, 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.
Blakey, R.C., 1989, Triassic and Jurassic geology of the southern Colorado Plateau, in Jenney, J.P., and Reynolds, S.J., editors, Geologic evolution of Arizona: Arizona Geological Society Digest 17, p. 369-396.
Geographic coverageApache - Coconino - Mohave - Navajo

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