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Nugget Sandstone

NUGGET SANDSTONE--Thrust Belt: Buff to pink crossbedded well-sized and well-sorted quartz sandstone and quartzite; locally has oil and copper-silver-zinc mineralization. North Wyoming: Gray to dull-red, crossbedded quartz sandstone.
State Wyoming
Name Nugget Sandstone
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Mesozoic | Triassic(?) Jurassic(?)
Primary rock type sandstone
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
Map references
Love, J.D. and Christiansen, Ann Coe, 1985, Geologic Map of Wyoming: U.S. Geological Survey.
Unit references
Love, J.D. and Christiansen, Ann Coe, 1985, Geologic Map of Wyoming: U.S. Geological Survey.
Counties Fremont - Lincoln - Sublette - Teton