Canaan Peak Formation

Canaan Peak Formation.
State Utah
Name Canaan Peak Formation
Geologic age Late Cretaceous to Paleocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Sandstone-mudstone (Bed)Cretaceous clasts in conglomerate; sandstone deposited in braided fluvial environment; 0-900 ft
Comments non-marine, unconformably on Kaiparowits and unconformably overlain by Claron
Stratigraphic units Grapevine Wash Formation
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.

Goldstrand, P.M., 1994, Tectonic development of Upper Cretaceous to Eocene strata of southwestern Utah: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 106, p. 145-154.

NGMDB product
Counties Garfield