Utah Stratigraphic Columns    (overview page)

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Stratigraphy of
HWY 6 - Soldier Summit Area

Period
 Formation / Members  Thick-  ness Rock Type

QUAT

Soil, alluvium & colluvium

0-100

 

EOCENE

Uinta Fm

Fluviatile seds

200 +

 

Sandstone and limestone facies

700

 

Green River Fm

Saline facies

900

 

Evacuation Creek Member

970

 

Parachute Creek Member

630

 

Unit D

1000

 

Unit C

600

 

Unit B

1075

 

Unit A

575

 

Soldier Summit Member

460

 

Tabbyune Creek Tongue

260-310

 

Middle Fork Tongue

250-280

 

Colton Formation

1000-1500

 

PALEOCENE

Flagstaff Limestone

300-500

 

North Horn Formation

1600

 

CRET

Bennion Creek Fm

550

 

Mesaverde Group

Price River Fm

600

 

Castlegate Sandstone

700

 

Blackhawk Formation

700

 

Star Point Sandstone

430

 

Mancos Shale

Upper Shale

520

 

Emery Sandstone Member

1500

 

Blue Gate Shale Member

1500

 

Ferron Sandstone Member

600

 

Tununk Shale M

400

 

Dakota - Cedar Mtn Fms

300 +

 

Data Sources:
*Still Gathering/Under Construction*
USGS Special Publications by Various Authors
Roadside Geology of Utah by Halka Chronic
Field Guide: Northern Colorado Plateau by Keith Rigby
Geologic History of Utah by Lehi Hintze- Purchase Information





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