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Mesaverde Group, Almond Formation

MESAVERDE GROUP (SOUTH WYOMING). Rock Springs uplift. Almond Formation--White and brown soft sandstone, gray sandy shale, coal, and carbonaceous shale.
StateWyoming
NameMesaverde Group, Almond Formation
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous-Late
Original map labelKal
Primary rock typesandstone
Secondary rock typeshale
Other rock typescoal
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Carbonaceous)
Sedimentary > Coal
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.
CountiesSweetwater

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