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Sohare Formation and Bacon Ridge Sandstone

SOHARE FORMATION AND BACON RIDGE SANDSTONE. SOHARE FORMATION (Kso)--Lenticular gray and brown sandstone and shale; thin coal beds. BACON RIDGE SANDSTONE (Kb)--Gray to tan marine sandstone and thick coal beds; gold-bearing quartzite conglomerate in lower part.
State Wyoming
Name Sohare Formation and Bacon Ridge Sandstone
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous-Late
Primary rock type sandstone
Secondary rock type coal
Other rock types shale; conglomerate
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Sedimentary > Coal
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate
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 Sublette - Teton