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Salt Lake Formation

SALT LAKE FORMATION--White, gray, and green limy tuff, siltstone, sandstone, and conglomerate.
State Wyoming
Name Salt Lake Formation
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Cenozoic | Tertiary | Miocene Pliocene
Primary rock type fine-grained mixed clastic
Secondary rock type medium-grained mixed clastic
Other rock types mixed clastic/carbonate; mixed clastic/volcanic
Lithologic constituents
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate
Igneous > Volcanic (Pyroclastic, tuff)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone
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 Lincoln