|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||39° 8' 37'' North , 108° 45' 17'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||39.14366,-108.75492|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
South of Fruita
1 valid mineral.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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145 - 163.5 Ma
|Morrison Fm, Summerville Fm, and Entrada Sandstone|
Age: Jurassic (145 - 163.5 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Morrison Formation; Summerville Formation; Entrada Sandstone
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. 
145 - 201.3 Ma
|Brushy Basin Shale Member of the Morrison Formation|
Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Brushy Basin Shale Member
Reference: Day, W.C., G.N. Green, D.H. Knepper, R.C. Phillips. Spatial Geologic Data Model for the Gunnison, Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre National Forests Mineral Resource Assessment Area, Southwestern Colorado and Digital Data for the Leadville, Montrose, Durango, and the Colorado Parts of the Grand Junction, Moab, and Cortez 1° x 2° Geologic Maps. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-0427. 
|Early Jurassic - Late Triassic|
174.1 - 237 Ma
|Mesozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Mesozoic (174.1 - 237 Ma)
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.