Mesaverde Group

Mesaverde Group (Price River Fm, Castlegate Ss, Blackhawk Fm (coal), and Star Point Ss).
State Utah
Name Mesaverde Group
Geologic age Late Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Sandstone-mudstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale > Black-shale (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)
Comments coastal plain, fluvial, near shore marine
Stratigraphic units Kaiporowits Formation
References
NGMDB product
Counties Carbon - Emery - Garfield - Sanpete - Sevier