Moenkopi Formation

Moenkopi Formation.
State Utah
Name Moenkopi Formation
Geologic age Early Triassic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Sandstone-mudstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Gypsum (Lens)in veins and blobs
Comments fluvial, mudflat, sabkha, shallow marine; redbeds
References

Hintze, L.F., 1980, Geologic map of Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, scale 1:500,000.

Hintze, L.F., 1988, Geologic History of Utah: Brigham Young University Geology Studies Special Publication 7, 202 p.

Baars, D.L., 2000, Geology of Canyonlands National Park Utah, in Sprinkel, D.A., Chidsey, Jr., T.C., and Anderson, P.B., Geology of Utah's Parks and Monuments: Utah Geological Association Publication 28, p. 61-83.

Doelling, H.H., 2000, Geology of Arches National Park, Grand County, Utah, in Sprinkel, D.A., Chidsey, Jr., T.C., and Anderson, P.B., Geology of Utah's Parks and Monuments: Utah Geological Association Publication 28, p. 11-36.

Anderson, P.B., Chidsey, Jr., T.C., Sprinkel, D.A., and Willis, G.C., 2000, Geology of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Utah and Arizona, in Sprinkel, D.A., Chidsey, Jr., T.C., and Anderson, P.B., Geology of Utah's Parks and Monuments: Utah Geological Association Publication 28, p. 301-335.

NGMDB product
Counties Emery - Garfield - Grand - San Juan - Wayne