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A petrologic study of the Fox Hills Sandstone Rock Springs Uplift, Wyoming

A petrologic study of the Fox Hills Sandstone Rock Springs Uplift, Wyoming

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petrology - Wyoming

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    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21987155M

    The Rock Springs planning area includes million acres of surface land and million acres of mineral estate, administered by the BLM in portions of Lincoln, Sweetwater, Uinta, Sublette, and Fremont counties in southwestern Wyoming. But the attraction of the book is more the stories than the prose. I thought the blurb on the back of the book - calling ROCK SPRINGS "a masterpiece of taut narration, cleanly chiseled prose" - a tad hyperbolic. As I said, it was having read "Winterkill" that prompted me to pick up and read ROCK by: 1.

    It is bookended by the Uinta Mountains to the south and the Wind River Mountains to the north. The Rock Springs Uplift lies in the center of this basin. Meet your tour guides, Wayne Sutherland, geologist with the Wyoming State Geological Survey and Julie Francis, archeologist for the Wyoming Department of Transportation. Go Back To Guide Map. The Wyoming Carbon Underground Storage Project has recently been funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and the state of Wyoming to 1) assess the CO 2 storage potential of two possible locations in southwestern Wyoming: The Moxa Arch and the Rock Springs Uplift, 2) develop a system for displaced fluid management, 3) plan monitoring and Cited by:

    Western Engineers & Geologists, Inc. (Western) is a general civil engineering and geology firm that provides professional services for various types of engineering, geological, construction management, and inspection to industries, government agencies, corporations, and residents of the regions we serve. Structural and Petrologic Study of Precambrian Ultramafic Rocks, a (88 p.) Ultramafic rocks occur in many localities throughout the Ruby Range of southwestern Montana. Field and petrographic study suggests that the were partially serpentinized tectonites pre- or syntectonically emplaced, possibly in an accretionary environmentCited by: 4.


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A petrologic study of the Fox Hills Sandstone Rock Springs Uplift, Wyoming Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A petrologic study of the Fox Hills Sandstone, Rock Springs Uplift, Wyoming. [N L Hickling; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- A petrographic and stratigraphic study of the Fox Hills Sandstone interpreting provenance, depositional environment, and diagenesis.

Petrologic study of the Fox Hills Sandstone, Rock Springs Uplift, Wyoming (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: N L Hickling; Geological Survey (U.S.).

A petrologic study of the Fox Hills Sandstone, Rock Springs Uplift, Wyoming. A Petrologic Study of the Fox Hills Sandstone, Rock Springs Uplift, Wyoming By Nelson L. Hickling Abstract New petrographic data provide support for many earlier conclusions regarding the depositional history of the Fox Hills Sandstone, Rock Springs Uplift, Wyo., and also provide the basis for new interpretations.

The pres­Author: N.L. Hickling. Similar Items. A petrologic study of the Fox Hills Sandstone, Rock Springs Uplift, Wyoming / by: Hickling, N.

L., Published: () The Pintail coal bed and Barrier Bar G a model for coal of barrier bar-lagoon origin, Upper Cretaceous Almond Formation, Rock Springs Coal Field, Wyoming / by: Roehler, Henry W., Published: ().

The Fox Hills Formation is a Cretaceous geologic formation in the northwestern Great Plains of North is present from Alberta on the north to Colorado in the south. Fossil remains of dinosaurs, including tyrannosaurs, as well as large marine reptiles, such as mosasaurs, have been recovered from the formation.

Lithology. The Fox Hills Formation consists of marginal Named for: Fox Hills between Cheyenne. pp / roehler, h. / stratigraphy of the upper cretaceous fox hills sandstone and adjacent parts of the lewis shale and lance formation, east flank of the rock springs uplift, southwestern wyoming,pb, 57 pages, 5 plates (in world), 59 figs., $ Uplift of the EJighorn Mountains, Wyoming and Montana A Sandstone Provenance Study ByC.E.

Whipkey1, V.V. Cavaroc1, and R.M. Flores2 Abstract Fluvial- and lacustrine-dominated clastic sedimentary rocks as thick as 1, m (6, ft) comprise the Paleocene Fort Union Formation and the Eocene Wasatch Formation ofCited by: The Rock Springs Uplift is an area of uplifted Cretaceous to Eocene rocks in Wyoming surrounded and once covered by sediments of the Green River Formation which were deposited in the Eocene Lake Gosiute.

The Rock Springs Uplift formed in the Late Cretaceous through the Eocene and is related to the Laramide orogeny. The structure is a north–south trending. Rock Springs Uplift and Adjacent Areas Introduction. The major part of southwestern Wyoming is occupied by the Greater Green River basin (which extends into northern Colorado), bordered by the Idaho-Wyoming fold-and-thrust belt to the west, the Wind River range and the Sweetwater arch to the north, the Rawlins uplift and the Sierra Madre mountains to the east and the Uinta.

Palynology of the Almond Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Rock Springs uplift, Wyoming, (Bulletins of American paleontology) Paperback – January 1, by J. Fred Stone (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: J. Fred Stone. A petrologic study of the Fox Hills Sandstone, Rock Springs Uplift, Wyoming [] CO: For sale by the Books and Open-File Reports section, U.S.

Geological Survey, Description Book — iv, 15 pages: illustrations, maps ; 28 cm. Summary. A petrographic and stratigraphic study of the Fox Hills Sandstone interpreting provenance. Chapter 8 Reservoir Fluid Characterization of the Weber Sandstone and Madison Limestone on the Rock Springs Uplift in Southwest Wyoming Scott A.

Quillinan and J. Fred McLaughlinCited by: 4. Study Site and Targeted Stratigraphy Figure 1: Study site and RSU#1 well location (in box) in southwest Wyoming on the northeast flank of the Rock Springs Uplift Project funded by DOE NETL (DE-FE); CMI would like to thank DOE Project Manager, Karen Kluger RSU #1 Stratigraphy Depth, ft.

(m) 10, (3,) 10, (3,) 11, (3, Fox Hills Sandstone and Lewis Shale (Upper Cretaceous) at surface, covers % of this area. Fox Hills Sandstone (Kfh) - Light-colored sandstone and gray sandy shale containing marine fossils.

Lewis Shale (Kle) - Gray marine shale containing many gray and brown lenticular concretion-rich sandstone beds. The brines of the Weber Sandstone and Madison Limestone of the Rock Springs Uplift are sodium-chloride type with total dissolved solid concentrations in excess of.

Stratigraphy of the Upper Cretaceous Fox Hills Sandstone and Adjacent Parts of the Lewis Shale and Lance Formation, East Flank of the Rock Springs Uplift, Southwest Wyoming: Series title: Professional Paper: Series number: DOI: /pp Edition-Year Published: Language: ENGLISH: Publisher: Geological Survey (U.S.

Flathead Sandstone (North Wyoming) - Dull-red quartzitic sandstone. Cambrian Rocks (South Wyoming) - South flank of Granite Mountains--Blue-gray and yellow mottled hard dense limestone interbedded with soft green micaceous shale; dull-red quartzitic sandstone at base.

On and south of Rawlins uplift--Glauconitic quartzitic sandstone. Fox Hills Sandstone. Sample collected from a cm-thick bentonite bed at base of Fox Hills Sandstone, between the HOPLOSCAPHITES aff.

NICOLLETI and DISCOSCAPHITES ROANENSIS ammonite zones, in center sec. 14, T. 38 N., R. 62 W., Niobrara Co., WY (Powder River basin). K-Ar age on biotite +/ Ma. Age is Late Cretaceous (Maestrichtian). UW researchers in began a study of the Rock Springs Uplift, with funding from the Department of Energy and the state of Wyoming, to determine its potential for storing CO2.

UW’s Carbon Management Institute, one of SER’s centers of excellence, led the effort, which included the drilling of a 14,foot test well. Rock Springs RFD Table 19a - Alternative D 03/09/ (19 KB).The brines of the Weber Sandstone and Madison Limestone of the Rock Springs Uplift are sodium-chloride type with total dissolved solid concentrations in excess of 75, mg/L.

Due to the high TDS the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has classified these as Cited by: 4.Figure 1. Location map of the Moxa Arch and Rock Springs Uplift in southwestern Wyoming.

The shaded area indicates the Greater Gr een River Basin. The Moxa Arch is a current injection site for CO 2 and H 2S; the Rock Springs Upli ft is being evaluated as a potential CO 2 repository. E. Campbell-Stone et al./Energy Procedia 4 () –File Size: 1MB.