Torrey Member of Moenkopi Formation

Usage of Geologic Unit Name:
Torrey Member of Moenkopi Formation (UT)
Triassic, Early
Geologic Province:
Paradox basin
Areal Extent:
Type Locality:
Type section: on west side of prominent mesa south of Torrey, sec. 30, T. 29 S., R. 5 E., Wayne Co., UT (Blakey, 1974).
Unit Name History:
Named as a member of Moenkopi Formation, previously called "ledge-forming" member in southeast UT (Blakey, 1974).


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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