Kaibab Limestone and Toroweap Formation

Kaibab Limestone and Toroweap Formation.
State Utah
Name Kaibab Limestone and Toroweap Formation
Geologic age Early Permian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)Cherty limestone separated by gypsum
Minor
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Gypsum (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert (Bed)Cherty limestone
Comments shallow marine to sabkha
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.

Biek, R.G., Willis, G.C., Hylland, M.D., and Doelling, H.H., 2000, Geology of Zion 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. 107-138.

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Counties Beaver - Kane - Millard - Piute - Washington