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Sioux Quartzite

Pink, reddish to tan, siliceous, fine to coarse-grained, iron-stained orthoquartzite with minor conglomerate and mudstone layers. Estimated thickness greater than 1,000 ft (305 m).
StateSouth Dakota
NameSioux Quartzite
Geologic ageProterozoic | Paleoproterozoic
Original map labelXs
Primary rock typequartzite
Secondary rock typeconglomerate
Other rock typesmudstone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Quartzite (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Map references
Martin, J. E., Sawyer, J. F., Fahrenbach, M. D., Tomhave, D. W., and Schulz, L. D., 2004, Geologic Map of South Dakota: South Dakota Geological Survey
Unit references
Martin, J. E., Sawyer, J. F., Fahrenbach, M. D., Tomhave, D. W., and Schulz, L. D., 2004, Geologic Map of South Dakota: South Dakota Geological Survey
Geographic coverageHanson - Minnehaha

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