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Jurassic (1) sedimentary rocks in Salt Lake City-Coalville-Randolph region

State Utah
Name Jurassic (1) sedimentary rocks in Salt Lake City-Coalville-Randolph region
Geologic age Middle to Late Jurassic
Comments these Jurassic rocks foreland basin of Jurassic thrust belt (Jordon)
Primary rock type limestone
Secondary rock type sandstone
Other rock types fine-grained mixed clastic; evaporite
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Siltstone-mudstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Gypsum (Lens)
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.
Gregson, J.D., and Chure, D.J., 2000, Geology and Paleontology of Dinosaur National Monument, Utah-Colorado, 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. 155-188.
Willis, J.B., and Willis, G.C., 2000, Geology of Wasatch Mountain State 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. 495-516.
Currie, B.S., 1998, Upper Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous Morrison and Cedar Mountain formations, NE Utah-NW Colorado; relationships between nonmarine deposition and early Cordilleran foreland-basin development: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 68, no. 4, p. 632-652.
Jordan, T.E., 1985, Tectonic setting and petrography of Jurassic foreland basin sandstones, Idaho-Wyoming-Utah: Utah Geological Association Publication, v. 14, p. 201-213.
Counties Morgan - Rich - Salt Lake - Summit