Sentinel Butte Member of Fort Union Formation

Dark gray shale with interbedded lignite and gray sandstone. Nonmarine. Thickness 200 m (656 ft).
State Montana
Name Sentinel Butte Member of Fort Union Formation
Geologic age Tertiary
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Coal > Lignite (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
References

Vuke, S.M., Porter, K.W., Lonn, J.D., and Lopez, D.A., 2007, Geologic Map of Montana - Compact Disc: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology: Geologic Map 62-C, 73 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:500,000. This map was digitized in 2012 as a result of a contract between the U.S. Geological Survey and the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology.

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Counties Richland - Roosevelt - Sheridan - Wibaux