Flagstaff Limestone

Flagstaff Limestone.
State Utah
Name Flagstaff Limestone
Geologic age Late Paleocene to Early Eocene
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)in places, dolomitic
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Gypsum (Bed)
Comments non-marine. Flagstone Lake; gradational contact with North Horn Fm; freshwater lake or carbonate marsh; maximum of about 1500 ft; thickest near Sevier front and anticlines to the east
Stratigraphic units Canyon Range Formation

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Counties Juab - Millard - Sanpete - Sevier - Utah