Moenkopi Formation

Moenkopi Formation.
State Utah
Name Moenkopi Formation
Geologic age Early Triassic
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Siltstone-mudstone (Bed)red beds
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Lens)deposited in paleovalleys; in situ weathering on paleosurface
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)transgressive, marine
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Gypsum (Bed)
Comments shallow marine transgressions and regressions along very gently sloping continental shelf

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

Biek, R.G., Willis, G.C., Hylland, M.D., and Doelling, H.H., 2000, Geology of Zion National Park, Utah, in Sprinkel, D.A., Chidsey, Jr., T.C., and Anderson, P.B., Geology of Utah's Parks and Monuments: Utah Geological Association Publication 28, p. 107-138.

NGMDB product
Counties Beaver - Iron - Kane - Millard - Piute - Washington