Glen Canyon Group

Glen Canyon Group (Navajo Ss, Kayenta Fm, and Wingate Ss). Includes Rainbow Bridge.
State Utah
Name Glen Canyon Group
Geologic age Early Jurassic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone > Arenite (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Sandstone-mudstone (Bed, Arkosic)sandstone not as clean, arkose, floodplain
Incidental
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments Eolian and floodplain 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.

Chidsey, Jr., T.C., Willis, G.C., Sprinkel, D.A., and Anderson, P.B., 2000, Geology of Rainbow Bridge National Monument, 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. 251-262.

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Counties Emery - Garfield - Grand - Kane - San Juan - Wayne