Chinle Shale and Shinarump Conglomerate Member

Chinle Shale and Shinarump Conglomerate Member.
State Utah
Name Chinle Shale and Shinarump Conglomerate Member
Geologic age Late Triassic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Sandstone-mudstone (Bed)bentonitic clays
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)Shinarump Conglomerate Member at base of the Chinle
Incidental
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)lacustrine
Comments continental deposits: fluvial channel, floodplain, marsh, lake
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.

Huntoon, J.E., Stanesco, J.D., Dubiel, R.F., and Dougan, J., 2000, Geology of Natural Bridges National Monument, 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. 233-249.

NGMDB product
Counties Emery - Garfield - Grand - Kane - San Juan - Wayne