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.
State Wyoming
Name Mesaverde Group, Almond Formation
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous-Late
Primary rock type sandstone
Secondary rock type shale
Other rock types coal
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.
Counties Sweetwater