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Shooting Iron Formation

SHOOTING IRON FORMATION--Greenish-gray to pink tuffaceous lacustrine and fluviatile claystone and siltstone, fine-grained sandstone, and conglomerate.
State Wyoming
Name Shooting Iron Formation
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Cenozoic | Tertiary | Pliocene
Primary rock type fine-grained mixed clastic
Secondary rock type medium-grained mixed clastic
Other rock types mixed clastic/volcanic
Lithologic constituents
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Claystone (Tuffaceous)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Tuffaceous)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
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 Teton