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Minnelusa Formation

MINNELUSA FORMATION--Buff and red limy sandstone; some thin limestone beds, solution breccias, and gypsum.
State Wyoming
Name Minnelusa Formation
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Pennsylvanian-Early Pennsylvanian-Middle(?) Pennsylvanian-Late(?) Permian
Primary rock type sandstone
Secondary rock type limestone
Other rock types evaporite
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone
Minor
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Gypsum
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 Crook - Weston