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Sedimentary features of the Blackhawk formation (Cretaceous) in the Sunnyside District, Carbon County, Utah

Maberry, John O.

Sedimentary features of the Blackhawk formation (Cretaceous) in the Sunnyside District, Carbon County, Utah

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Utah,
  • Carbon County.
    • Subjects:
    • Rocks, Sedimentary.,
    • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Cretaceous.,
    • Paleontology -- Utah -- Carbon County.,
    • Petrology -- Utah -- Carbon County.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 41-42.

      Statementby John O. Maberry.
      SeriesGeological Survey professional paper 688, Geological Survey professional paper ;, 688.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .P9 no. 688
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 44 p.
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5168842M
      LC Control Number74612071

      Name Class Date SECTION Formation of Sedimentary Rocks, continued In your textbook, read about lithification. For each statement below, write true or false. Lithification begins with erosion. Muds may contain up to 60 percent water and shrink as excess water is squeezed out. Sands are usually poorly compacted during deposition File Size: KB. Facies Analysis and Sequence Stratigraphic Framework of Upper Campanian Strata (Neslen and Mount Garfield Formations, Bluecastle Tongue of the Castlegate Sandstone, and Mancos Shale), Eastern Book Cliffs, Colorado and Utah By Mark A. Kirschbaum and Robert D. Hettinger U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS–69–G. CONTENT: "This book was conceived in late to provide a single comprehensive text, covering modern and ancient environments, suitable for advanced university students, research workers and professional geologists." SALE BENEFITS LOCAL LIBRARIES. The Amazon Book Review Author: Reading.


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Sedimentary features of the Blackhawk formation (Cretaceous) in the Sunnyside District, Carbon County, Utah by Maberry, John O. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Blackhawk Formation at Sunnyside, Utah, was deposited along the western margin of the Western Interior Cretaceous sea during southeastward withdrawal of the sea. Sand was the dominant type of land-derived sediment deposited in the Sunnyside district during the regressive phases.

Sand bodies prograded seaward in response to changing sediment supply from a source west of Sunnyside. Get this from a library. Sedimentary features of the Blackhawk formation (Cretaceous) in the Sunnyside District, Carbon County, Utah.

[John O Maberry; Geological Survey (U.S.),] -- Additional title page description: A discussion of the trace fossils, stratigraphy, depositional paleoenvironment, and engineering geology of coal-bearing rocks in a part of the Book Cliffs coal.

High-frequency stratigraphic sequences that comprise the Desert Member of the Blackhawk Formation, the Lower Castlegate Sandstone, and the Buck Tongue in the Green River area of Utah display changes in sequence architecture from marine deposits to marginal marine deposits to an entirely nonmarine section.

Facies and sequence architecture differ above and below the regionally Cited by: Sedimentary features of the Blackhawk formation (Cretaceous) in the Sunnyside District, Carbon County, Utah (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: John O Maberry; Geological.

Bedding. Bedding is often the most obvious feature of a sedimentary rock and consists of lines called bedding planes, which mark the boundaries of different layers of sediments were deposited along a flat surface that was roughly parallel with the depositional surface.

An exception is cross‐bedding, where sediments are carried over an edge or slope by a strong surge of water or. The Mesaverde Group in the Book Cliffs area, Utah is a molasse of Upper Cretaceous (Campanian to Maastrichtian) age that prograded from the Sevier Orogenic belt in central Utah eastward across the Western Interior Desert Member of the Blackhawk Formation and the overlying Lower Castlegate Sandstone are two of several fluvial–littoral units in the molasse, all of which intertongue Cited by: Stratigraphic framework of the Blackhawk Formation, Book Cliffs, Utah.

The Spring Canyon and Aberdeen Members comprise a number of progradational tongues of coastal plain deposits, shoreface sandstones and siltstones that interfinger in an eastward direction into the mudstone-dominated Mancos Shale (Kamola and Van Wagoner, ) (Fig.

2).Cited by: Book, Print in English Sedimentary features of the Blackhawk formation (Cretaceous) in the Sunnyside District, Carbon County, Utah by John O. Maberry. Washington, U.S.

Govt. Print. Off., vi, 44 pages illustrations maps. 29 cm. Explore more options for this title. The stratigraphy comprises the Dakota Formation, Mancos Shale (Tununk Shale, Ferron Sandstone, Blue Gate Shale), Muley Canyon Sandstone, Masuk Formation, and Tarantula Mesa Sandstone, and collectively is equivalent to the well-known succession of the Book Cliffs, km to the north.

Sequence and facies architecture of the upper Blackhawk Formation and the Lower Castlegate Sandstone (Upper Cretaceous), Book Cliffs, Utah, USA Article in Sedimentary Geology (3) Author: S Yoshida. Young, R.G.,Sedimentary facies and intertonguing in the Upper Cretaceous of the Book Cliffs, Utah-Colorado: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v.

66, no. 2, p. Summary: Base of formation revised to include sandstone formerly assigned to the Star Point sandstone called Spring Canyon tongue, upper unit of Star Point. Bioturbation and Its Effects on Permeability in Wave-Dominated Shoreface Rocks of the Spring Canyon Member, Blackhawk Formation, Utah, USA* Les B.

Dabek1 and Rex Knepp2 Search and Discovery Article # () Posted J *Adapted from e-poster presentation at AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, USA, April Sedimentary rock - Sedimentary rock - Sedimentary structures: Sedimentary structures are the larger, generally three-dimensional physical features of sedimentary rocks; they are best seen in outcrop or in large hand specimens rather than through a microscope.

Sedimentary structures include features like bedding, ripple marks, fossil tracks and trails, and mud cracks. The Blackhawk formation is a layer of sandstone and coal that occupies the top of the Mesa Verde group. The Mesa Verde group type section, located in Mesa Verde National Park, is a geologic group consisting of different layers consisting of sandstone, shale, coal, and other less prominent Blackhawk formation sits atop the Mancos Formation, forming hills and mountains that have a.

The Blackhawk Formation and Star Point Sandstone of the Book Cliffs and Wasatch Plateau, Utah, USA, comprise well documented extensive outcrops of Upper Cretaceous, wave-dominated deltaic systems. "Examples of Sedimentary Features in Mudstones", Mudstone Primer: Lithofacies variations, diagnostic criteria, and sedimentologic–stratigraphic implications at lamina to bedset scale, O.

Remus Lazar, Kevin M. Bohacs, Juergen Schieber, Joe H.S. Macquaker, Timothy M. Demko. SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology This PDF Content is made available by SEPM—Society for Sedi-mentary Geology for non-commercial use. This file does contain security features to prevent changing, copying items or printing the document.

Additional restrictions and File Size: 1MB. Why Study Sedimentary Rocks. • Sediments and sedimentary rocks are the most commonly encountered Earth materials.

They cover 75% of the continents and nearly all of the ocean floor except at ocean ridges. • Features preserved in sedimentary rocks record the environmental conditions at the time the sediment was originally Size: 1MB.

Buy Sedimentary Environments: Processes, Facies and Stratigraphy 3rd by Reading, Harold G. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(18). In the Blackhawk Formation outcrops, such subtle geometrical features and grain-size changes within sand-dominated parasequences would be easily overlooked.

Summary and Conclusions Many of the wave-dominated shorelines exposed in the Book Cliffs show clear evidence for river processes and river-derived sediment input. Aberdeen sandstone member, basal member of Blackhawk formation of Mesaverde group.

Massive, medium-grained buff sandstone, 60 to feet thick, lying +/- feet above Star Point sandstone. Underlies Castlegate "A" coal of Blackhawk and overlies lower part of Spring Canyon coal group, but in places grades laterally into part of that coal group.

Understanding autogenic dynamics in sedimentary systems is thus essential for deciphering the morphodynamics of moderns sedimentary systems, accurately reconstructing Earth history, and predicting the spatial and temporal distribution of sedimentary and paleobiologic features in the stratigraphic record.

Sedimentary Structures:. • Features in sedimentary rocks that reflect depositional or diagenetic processes. – Diagenesis:. • physical and/or chemical changes to sediments following deposition and up to metamorphism.!File Size: 4MB.

Chapter S Geology and Coal Resources of the Blackhawk Formation in the Southern Wasatch Plateau, Central Utah By Russell F. Dubiel,1 Mark A. Kirschbaum, 1 Laura N.R. Roberts,1 Tracey J. Mercier,2 and A. Heinrich2 U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper –B*File Size: 6MB. Start studying Geology Chapter 6: Sedimentary Rocks.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Davies, R, Howell, J, Boyd, R, Flint, S and Diessel, C () High-resolution sequence stratigraphic correlation between shallow-marine and terrestrial strata: examples from the Sunnyside Member of the Cretaceous Blackhawk Formation, Book Cliffs, eastern Utah.

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The writing prompt allows students to build on their. The Formation Process Explained • Formation of these rocks is one of the important parts of the rock cycle. For millions of years, the process of deposition and formation of these rocks has been operational in changing the geological structure of earth and enriching it.

Let us now see how sedimentary rocks are formed. WeatheringFile Size: 1MB. Shale research by Jürgen Schieber. Includes studies of Late Devonian black shales and mudstones in the eastern US (Chattanooga Shale, Ohio Shale, New Albany Shale).

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Clastic Sedimentsand Sedimentary Rocks The formation of a clastic sediment and sedimentary rocks involves five processes: ring - The first step is transforming solid rock into smaller fragments or dissolved ions by physical and chemical weathering as discussed in the last lecture.

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– 14). Chapter 6: Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks NOTES (Can be accessed on notes section of website) Formation of Sedimentary Rocks Main Idea: Sediments produced by weathering and erosion form sedimentary rocks through the process of lithification.

Weathering (1) Sediments: small pieces or fragments of rock that created by weathering. There are two types of weathering: physical and chemicalFile Size: KB.

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The particles that form a sedimentary rock are called sediment. The incised valley fill within the Desert Member of the Blackhawk Formation in Tuscher Canyon, Utah was measured and described for the following reasons: paleosol facies interpretations at the detailed parasequence-scale sequence stratigraphy, and δ13Corg : Christine Frasca Cornwell.

Read "Basin-scale diagenetic alteration of shoreface sandstones in the Upper Cretaceous Spring Canyon and Aberdeen Members, Blackhawk Formation, Book Cliffs, Utah, Sedimentary Geology" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

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The Journal of the Geological Society of Author: Jr Sam Boggs.This field exercise challenges students to apply their knowledge of bedforms to interpret facies within a vertical section of the Blackhawk Formation, Utah.

The students draft a vertical succession of the outcrop identifying key sedimentary structures.