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  • Usage in publication:
    • Black Dragon Member
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Paradox basin
Publication:

Blakey, R.C., 1974, Stratigraphic and depositional analysis of the Moenkopi Formation, southeastern Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey Bulletin, no. 104, 81 p.


Summary:

Pg. 13-22. Black Dragon Member of Moenkopi Formation. Consists of slope-forming, laminated and thin-bedded, red and gray sandstone and siltstone. Thickness at type 63 m. Overlies Kaibab Formation; underlies Sinbad Limestone Member of the Moenkopi Formation. Age is Early Triassic.
Type section: Black Dragon Canyon in northeast section of San Rafael Swell, in T. 21 S., R. 13 E., Emery Co., southeastern UT.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1520, p. 30-31).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Black Dragon Member
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Paradox basin
Publication:

Welsh, J.E., Stokes, W.L., and Wardlaw, B.R., 1979, Regional stratigraphic relationships of the Permian "Kaibab" or Black Box Dolomite of the Emery high, central Utah, IN Baars, D.L., ed., Permianland: Four Corners Geological Society Field Conference Guidebook, 9th Field Conference, Moab, UT, September 27-30, 1979, no. 9, p. 143-149.


Summary:

Black Dragon Member of Moenkopi Formation. In the Capitol Reef and San Rafael areas, Emery County, Utah, unconformably overlies Black Box Dolomite (new). Age is Triassic.

Source: Modified from GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


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