Supai Shale

Title

Supai Shale

Alternative Title

Silty- Shale

Identifier

GC-15

Description

Classic red-bed sample from the Supai Formation with silt-sized grains of mostly quartz. Some grains are semi-rounded.

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

Date

no date

Contributor

Western Minerals Inc.

Spatial Coverage

Base of roadcut on US 66, S. end of Aubrey Cliffs, 4 mi, W. of Seligman, Ysvupai Co., Arizona.

Temporal Coverage

Permian

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals Inc.

Unit

Supai Formation

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation