Price River Formation

Price River Formation.
State Utah
Name Price River Formation
Geologic age Late Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Comments non-marine; in the San Pitch Mountains, Lawton and Weiss include Price River Formation conglomerates in the North Horn Formation
Stratigraphic units South Flat Formation
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.

Lawton, T.F., and Weiss, M.P., 1999, Geologic map of the Wales quadrangle, Juab and Sanpete Counties, Utah: Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 99-2, scale 1:24,000.

Guiseppe, A.C., and Heller, P.L., 1998, Long-term river response to the regional doming in the Price River Formation, central Utah: Geology, v. 26, no. 3, p. 239-242.

NGMDB product
Counties Juab - Millard - Sanpete - Utah