Fowkes Formation

Fowkes Formation.
State Utah
Name Fowkes Formation
Geologic age Eocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Sandstone-mudstone (Tuffaceous)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Incidental
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic (Pyroclastic-tuff)
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.

Chamberlain, R.L., 1980, Structure and stratigraphy of the Rex Peak quadrangle, Rich County, Utah: Brigham Young University Geology Studies, v. 27, pt. 3, p. 44-54.

Boyd, H.A., 1995, The Laramide orogeny and associated lithostratigraphic units, southwestern Wyoming, in Jones, R.W. ed., Resources of Southwestern Wyoming: Wyoming Geological Association 1995 Field Conference Guidebook, p. 313-341.

Nelson, M.E., 1973, Age and stratigraphic relations of the Fowkes formation, Eocene, of southwestern Wyoming and northeastern Utah: University of Whamming Contributions to Geology, v., 12, p. 27-31.

Smith, K.A., Goessel, K.M., Oaks, R.Q., Jr; Perkins, M.E., and Nash, W. P., 1997, Lenticular Paleogene units in Cache Valley, Utah, constrain tectonic history of northeastern Basin-and-Range Province [abst.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 29, no. 6, p. 349.

NGMDB product
Counties Rich - Summit