Prospect Mountain Quartzite

Prospect Mountain Quartzite (3,500 feet thick).
State Utah
Name Prospect Mountain Quartzite
Geologic age Early Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone > Arenite (Bed)sedimentary quartzite; well cemented; low grade burial metamorphism
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)pebble conglomerate
Comments near edge of rifted margin
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.

NGMDB product
Counties Beaver - Box Elder - Juab - Millard - Tooele