Bright Angel Shale

Title

Bright Angel Shale

Alternative Title

Shale

Identifier

GC-9

Description

A silty-shale where the clasts are dominated by quartz. Sample collected from an area typified by interbedded limestones and shale.

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 7.0 mi. N. of Peach Springs

Temporal Coverage

Middle Cambrian

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals Inc.

Unit

Bright Angel Shale

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation