North Horn and Currant Creek Formations

North Horn and Currant Creek Formations.
State Utah
Name North Horn and Currant Creek Formations
Geologic age Late Cretaceous to Paleocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Siltstone-mudstone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)
Comments non-marine, alluvial-facies. North Horn and Currant Creek correlative. North Horn on west end of basin, Currant Creek on north edge of basin
References

Hintze, L.F., 1980, Geologic map of Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, scale 1:500,000.

Bryant, B., 1990, Geologic map of the Salt Lake City 30' x 60' quadrangle, north-central Utah, and Uinta County, Wyoming: U.S. Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1944, scale 1:100,000.

Bryant, B., Naeser, C.W., Marvin, R.F., and Mehnert, H.H., 1987, Ages of late Paleogene and Neogene tuffs and the beginning of rapid regional extension, eastern boundary of the Basin and Range province near Salt Lake City, Utah: U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin 17870 J,K, p. J1-J22.

NGMDB product
Counties Carbon - Emery - Grand - Utah