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  • Usage in publication:
    • Indian Meadows formation
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Clay
    • Conglomerate
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Wind River basin
Publication:

Love, J.D., 1939, Geology along the southern margin of the Absaroka Range, Wyoming: Geological Society of America Special Paper, 20, 134 p., See also GSA Spec. Paper, v. 48, no. 3, p. 324-327, 1940


Summary:

Named for Indian Meadows on North Fork [of Wind] River valley, T41N, R105W, Fremont Co, WY in Wind River basin. Type section measured in secs 14, 15, and 16, T6N, R6W. A 906 ft section variegated clay, conglomerate of granite, quartzite, chert and limestone which are seldom less than a foot in diameter and commonly less than 2 in, red shale, and buff sandstone. Overlies Frontier formation at type. Unconformities at base and top. Is older than Wind River formation. Is found along south margin of area. Contains many vertebrate fossils. Is of early Eocene age. Geologic map.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Indian Meadows Formation*
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Wind River basin
Publication:

Keefer, W.R., 1961, Waltman Shale and Shotgun Members of Fort Union Formation (Paleocene) in Wind River basin, Wyoming: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 45, no. 8, p. 1310-1323. [Available online, with subscription, from AAPG archives: http://www.aapg.org/datasystems or http://search.datapages.com]


Summary:

In some places unit conformably overlies, in other areas overlies in angular discordance, newly named Shotgun Member of Fort Union Formation. Study area is Fremont and Natrona Cos, WY, Wind River basin. Eocene age.

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


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