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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 Coal sign, the Sweetwater County Miner’s Memorial, the old Rock Springs U.P. Depot, which is now refurbished with a restaurant, and an authentic U.P. caboose all can be found at or near South Main Street, within a block of the Rock Springs Historical Museum.. Bob Nelson of the museum notes that the Rock Springs Coal sign has . Society of Petroleum Engineers Western Wyoming Rock Springs Chapter is proud to represent- Sweetwater, Lincoln, Teton, Uinta, and Sublette Counties. We are a . Of marine origin. Thickness to feet. Conformably overlies Judith River beds. Well developed around north, east, and south borders of Bearpaw Mountains, [Blaine County, Montana (Williston basin)]. Not yet determined whether Bearpaw includes equivalents of Fox Hills sandstone or is wholly of Pierre age. Age is Late Cretaceous. / a petrologic study of the fox hills sandstone, rock springs uplift, wyoming, , pb, 15 pages, 9 figs., 1 table, $ 6 B / Soller, D. R. / TEXT AND REFERENCES TO ACCOMPANY “MAP SHOWING THE THICKNESS AND CHARACTER OF THE QUATERNARY SEDIMENTS IN THE GLACIATED UNITED STATES EAST OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS,” , pb, 54 pages, 8 .


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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. Campbell-Stone et al./Energy Procedia 4 () –File Size: 1MB.

Geologic Map and Oil and Gas Fields of the Rock Springs Uplift Area, Sweetwater County, Southwestern Wyoming () $ Geologic Map of the South Pass 30' x 60' Quadrangle, Fremont and Sweetwater Counties, Wyoming (). Bibliographic Reference: Surdam, R.C., and Jiao, Zunsheng,The Rock Springs Uplift—An outstanding geological CO2 sequestration site in southwest Wyoming.

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.

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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.

An above average study of a small city in Wyoming. Rock Springs was a Union Pacific company town that produced much of the coal that ran the railroad for 80 years. There is not much else near Rock Springs to support the city and when the railroad switched to diesel it was only the development of trona mining and oil/gas that kept the place alive.3/5.

Institute of Carbon Management, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming ([email protected]) Abstract. If carbon storage is to be implemented at a potential storage site at the Rock Springs Uplift (southwest Wyoming), there are significant challenges to.

overcome regarding sealing assessment. Specifically, identifying the potential for leakage of. the top of the Fox Hills, as previously de-fined’’ (ibid.: ). LeRoy () also followed the usage of Lovering et al.

() in defining the Fox Hills Formation in a stratigraphic study of the Golden-Morrison area, Jefferson County, Colorado. He interpreted the Fox Hills For-mation as ‘‘a transitional depositional phase. The final tour of the Wyoming is to examine exposures along WY from Guernesy north to Manville.

This road bisects a geologic structure called the Hartville Uplift, a north-south trending Laramide (Rocky Mountain) uplift exposing Precambrian rocks in the center surrounded by outward dipping Paleozoic rocks (Sims and Day, ).

Sedimentation of Late Cretaceous and Tertiary Outcrops, Rock Springs Uplift; 19th Annual Field Conference Guidebook, Pages Rock Springs and Blair Formations on and Adjacent to the Rock Springs Uplift, Sweetwater County, Wyoming. Robert E. Keith. SUNSET DRIVE ROCK SPRINGS, WY Phone: Phone: Fax: Hours Monday - Friday 8 am to 5 pm Saturday 9 am to 1 pm.

Rock Springs Uplift and Green River Basin, Wyoming. Rock Springs uplift, Green River basin, Leucite Hills, Killpecker Sand Dunes. Wind River Canyon, Wyoming. Archean and Paleozoic rocks are exposed in the spectacular Wind River canyon. The Archean Terranes of Minnesota.

Click on image for full-size display Morton Gneiss, in the Minnesota River. Learn about the Geology of Wyoming with maps, photos and expert descriptions. This 6"x9" paperback has pages that are packed with detailed information about Wyoming Geology.

See table of contents below. Point of Rocks Stage Station was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites, and Trails have performed two separate major stabilization and restoration projects on this building in and again in The station is operated as a State Historic Site and is open to the public.

Wyoming. Directories are alphabetized by the primary city/town, which is noted in bold text below. Secondary cities, towns, and localities are also included.It became the property of the state of Wyoming in and is administered as Point of Rocks Stage Station State Historic of Rocks Station is sited next to the alkaline Bitter Creek, in a valley framed by steep cliffs.

The station is a low one-story building, built of local sandstone with mud mortar/5(8).Jonathan Said is a practicing Family Medicine doctor in Rock Springs, WY5/5(3).