Romana Sandstone

Usage of Geologic Unit Name:
Romana Sandstone of San Rafael Group (AZ*,UT*)
Jurassic, Middle*
Geologic Province:
Plateau sedimentary province*
Areal Extent:
Type Locality:
Type section: northeast side of Crosby Canyon, SE/4 NE/4 SE/4 sec. 8, T. 43 S., R. 4 E., Kane Co., UT. Named for Romana Mesa, north side of Lake Powell, Kane Co., UT (Peterson, 1988).
Unit Name History:
Named as upper formation of San Rafael Group (Peterson, 1988).

Peterson, Fred, 1988, Stratigraphy and nomenclature of Middle and Upper Jurassic rocks, western Colorado Plateau, Utah and Arizona, IN Revisions to stratigraphic nomenclature of Jurassic and Cretaceous rocks of the Colorado Plateau: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1633-B, p. B13-56

Anderson, P.P., Chidsey, T.C., Sprinkel, D.A., and Willis, GC., 2000, Geology of Glen Canyon Nation Recreation Area: In Geology of Utah's Parks and Monuments, Sprinkel, D.A., Chidsey, T.C., and Anderson, P.B., editors, Utah Geological Association Publication 28., p. 301-335.

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