Evolution of Sedimentary Basins--San Juan Basin: Chapters B-D

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From abstract: This report describes the depositional environments of the Chinle Formation that was deposited in a complex fluvial-deltaic-lacustrine system in the area of the present-day eastern San Juan basin and Chama basin. Lithofacies include conglomerate and planar- and trough-crossbedded sandstone; bentonitic mudstone and sandstone; black, organic carbon-rich mudstone; large-scale, trough crossstratified siltstone, sandstone, and mudstone; and thickbedded, bioturbated, fine-grained sandstone and siltstone.

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[74] p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.

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Dubiel, Russell F.; Ridgley, Jennie L.; Armstrong, Augustus K. & Holcomb, Lee D. 1989.

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  • Main Title: Evolution of Sedimentary Basins--San Juan Basin: Chapters B-D
  • Added Title: Depositional Environments of the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation in the Eastern San Juan Basin and Vicinity, New Mexico
  • Added Title: Trace Fossils and Mollusks from the Upper Member fo the Wanakah Formation, Chama Basin, New Mexico: Evidence for a Lacustrine Origin
  • Added Title: Stratigraphy, Facies, and Paleotectonic History of Mississippian Rocks in the San Juan Basin of Northwestern New Mexico and Adjacent Areas
  • Series Title: Evolution of sedimentary basins--San Juan Basin
  • Added Title: Evolution of Sedimentary Basins--San Juan Basin: Chapter B
  • Added Title: Evolution of Sedimentary Basins--San Juan Basin: Chapter C
  • Added Title: Evolution of Sedimentary Basins--San Juan Basin: Chapter D
  • Series Title: United States Geological Survey Reports
  • Series Title: U.S. Geological Survey bulletin
  • Added Title: United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1808-B-D

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From abstract: This report describes the depositional environments of the Chinle Formation that was deposited in a complex fluvial-deltaic-lacustrine system in the area of the present-day eastern San Juan basin and Chama basin. Lithofacies include conglomerate and planar- and trough-crossbedded sandstone; bentonitic mudstone and sandstone; black, organic carbon-rich mudstone; large-scale, trough crossstratified siltstone, sandstone, and mudstone; and thickbedded, bioturbated, fine-grained sandstone and siltstone.

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[74] p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.

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  • OCLC: 889600087
  • SuDoc Number: I 19.3:1808-B-D
  • Report No.: USGS Bulletin 1808-B-D
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc304464

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Dubiel, Russell F.; Ridgley, Jennie L.; Armstrong, Augustus K. & Holcomb, Lee D. Evolution of Sedimentary Basins--San Juan Basin: Chapters B-D, report, 1989; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc304464/: accessed May 21, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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