Flagstaff Formation

Flagstaff Formation.
State Utah
Name Flagstaff Formation
Geologic age Late Paleocene to Early Eocene
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)
Comments non-marine. Flagstaff Ls has sandy lenses derived from east; Hintze (1988) has a question mark next to it in the Capital Reef area; mostly not present in this province

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.

Stanley, K.O., and Collinson, J.W., Depositional history of Paleocene-Lower Eocene Flagstaff Limestone and coeval rocks, central Utah: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 63, no. 3, p. 311-323.

NGMDB product
Counties Emery - Sanpete - Sevier - Utah - Wayne