|Geologic age||Late Cretaceous|
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)prodelta ss
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
|Comments||Sandstones are prodelta (near shore) deposits into the Cretaceous marine sea in which the shale was deposited|
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|Counties||Carbon - Emery - Garfield - Grand - San Juan - Sanpete - Sevier - Wayne|