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Pennsylvanian and Permian sedimentary rocks in central Utah

StateUtah
NamePennsylvanian and Permian sedimentary rocks in central Utah
Geologic agePennsylvanian to Permian
Original map labelPP
Commentsdeep Oquirrh Basin
Primary rock typesandstone
Secondary rock typelimestone
Other rock typesmedium-grained mixed clastic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)quartz-rich prodominant; also arkosic
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic (Bed)conglomerates near top
Map references
Hintze, L.F., 1980, Geologic map of Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, scale 1:500,000.
Unit references
Hintze, L.F., 1980, Geologic map of Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, scale 1:500,000.
Hintze, L.F., 1988, Geologic History of Utah: Brigham Young University Geology Studies Special Publication 7, 202 p.
Davis, L.E., Webster, G.D., and Dyman, T.S., 1994, Correlation of the West Canyon, Lake Point, and Bannock Peak Limestones (Upper Mississippian to Middle Pennsylvanian) basal formations of the Oquirrh Group, northern Utah and southeastern Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2088, 30 p.
Geographic coverageJuab - Salt Lake - Tooele - Utah - Wasatch

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