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Temple Mountain member, a new member of the Chinle formation in the San Rafael Swell, Utah

Trace Elements Memorandum 800

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Abstract

A lithologic unit, referred to as mottled purple and white, or the 'pinto bed,' in the San Rafael Swell has E?nough thickness and continuity to be formally named the Temple Mountain member of the Chinle formationo The member is characterized by the presence of: the interfingering of siltstone, mudstone, and sandstone; purple and white color; quartz grains and pebbles; jasper; and coalified material.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Temple Mountain member, a new member of the Chinle formation in the San Rafael Swell, Utah
Series title:
Trace Elements Memorandum
Series number:
800
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1956
Language:
ENGLISH
Description:
19 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Number of Pages:
19