Sinbad Limestone Member of Moenkopi Formation

Usage of Geologic Unit Name:
Sinbad Limestone Member of Moenkopi Formation (UT*)
Triassic, Early*
Geologic Province:
Paradox basin*
Areal Extent:
Type Locality:
Not designated. Named for exposures in Sinbad, San Rafael Swell, Emery Co., UT (Gilluly and Reeside, 1928).
Unit Name History:
Named as a member of Moenkopi Formation (Gilluly and Reeside, 1928). Revised; Areal limits (Blakey, 1974).

Gilluly, James and Reeside, J.B., Jr., 1928, Sedimentary rocks of the San Rafael Swell and some adjacent areas in eastern Utah, IN Shorter contributions to general geology, 1927: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 150-D, p. D61-D110.

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

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