Morrison Formation

Morrison Formation (Dinosaur National Monument).
State Utah
Name Morrison Formation
Geologic age Late Jurassic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Siltstone-mudstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Comments continental, fluvial
References

Hintze, L.F., 1980, Geologic map of Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, scale 1:500,000.

Morris, T.H., Manning, V.W., and Ritter, S.M., 2000, Geology of Capitol Reef 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. 85-105.

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.

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Counties Daggett - Duchesne - Uintah - Wasatch