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Mississippian (2) sedimentary rocks in Uinta Mountains-Uinta Basin region

State Utah
Name Mississippian (2) sedimentary rocks in Uinta Mountains-Uinta Basin region
Geologic age Mississippian
Comments Rowley and others (1985 map) does not show Deseret Limestone. Hinze (1988) strat column for Unita Basin does not show Deseret Limestone. near shore marine
Primary rock type sandstone
Secondary rock type limestone
Other rock types shale; dolostone (dolomite)
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)
Map references
Hintze, L.F., 1980, Geologic map of Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, scale 1:500,000.
Unit 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.
Rowley, P.D., Hansen, W.R., Tweto, O., and Carrara, P.E., 1985, Geologic map of the Vernal 1ø x 2ø quadrangle, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series I-1526, scale 1:250,000.
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.
Counties Daggett - Duchesne - Summit - Wasatch