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Sohare Formation and Bacon Ridge Sandstone

SOHARE FORMATION AND BACON RIDGE SANDSTONE. SOHARE FORMATION (Kso)--Lenticular gray and brown sandstone and shale; thin coal beds. BACON RIDGE SANDSTONE (Kb)--Gray to tan marine sandstone and thick coal beds; gold-bearing quartzite conglomerate in lower part.
StateWyoming
NameSohare Formation and Bacon Ridge Sandstone
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous-Late
Original map labelKsb
Primary rock typesandstone
Secondary rock typecoal
Other rock typesshale; conglomerate
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate
Sedimentary > Coal
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Map references
Love, J.D. and Christiansen, Ann Coe, 1985, Geologic Map of Wyoming: U.S. Geological Survey.
Unit references
Love, J.D. and Christiansen, Ann Coe, 1985, Geologic Map of Wyoming: U.S. Geological Survey.
Geographic coverageSublette - Teton

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