Coconino Sandstone

Title

Coconino Sandstone

Alternative Title

orthoquartzite sandstone

Identifier

GC-17

Description

A buff-colored siltstone/sandstone. The grains are angular and are quartz-dominated.

Thin section images were taken at a 400x magnification.

Date

no date

Contributor

Western Minerals Inc.

Spatial Coverage

Prominent bluff near US 66 at S. end of Aubrey Cliffs, see specimen 14 locality.

Temporal Coverage

Permian

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals Inc.

Unit

Coconino Sandstone

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation