Tapeats Sandstone

Title

Tapeats Sandstone

Alternative Title

Sandstone (orthoquartzite)

Identifier

GC-4

Description

Sandstone shows metamorphic overprinting with triple junctions between quartz grains common.

Both thin section images were taken at a 400x magnification.

Date

no date

Contributor

Western Minerals Inc.

Spatial Coverage

East wall of Peach Springs Canyon about 13 mi. N. of Peach Springs

Temporal Coverage

Early to Middle Cambrian

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals Inc.

Unit

Tapeats Sandstone

Number of Thin Sections

2

Geolocation