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Triassic (1) sedimentary rocks in Salt southwestern Utah

StateUtah
NameTriassic (1) sedimentary rocks in Salt southwestern Utah
Geologic ageEarly Triassic
Original map labelTr1
Commentsshallow marine transgressions and regressions along very gently sloping continental shelf
Primary rock typemudstone
Secondary rock typesiltstone
Other rock typeslimestone; sandstone; conglomerate; evaporite
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Siltstone-mudstone (Bed)red beds
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Lens)deposited in paleovalleys; in situ weathering on paleosurface
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)transgressive, marine
Incidental
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Gypsum (Bed)
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.
Biek, R.G., Willis, G.C., Hylland, M.D., and Doelling, H.H., 2000, Geology of Zion National Park, Utah, in Sprinkel, D.A., Chidsey, Jr., T.C., and Anderson, P.B., Geology of Utah's Parks and Monuments: Utah Geological Association Publication 28, p. 107-138.`
Geographic coverageBeaver - Iron - Kane - Millard - Piute - San Juan - Washington

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