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Cokeville Occurrence, Western Phosphate, Lincoln Co., Wyoming, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 5' 20'' North , 110° 56' 11'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.08889,-110.93639
GeoHash:G#: 9x3p7w49d
Locality type:Occurrence
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


WYO GEOL SURV OPEN FILES.
Commodities (Major) - Phosphorus-Phosphates
Development Status: Occurrence

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'commodity:Phosphate Rock'
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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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3193227
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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. [154]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 2925467
Sage Junction, Quealy, Cokeville, Thomas Fork, and Smiths Formations

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sage Junction Formation; Quealy Formation; Cokeville Formation; Thomas Fork Formation; Smiths Formation

Description: Sage Junction Formation - Gray and tan siltstone and sandstone. Quealy Formation - Variegated mudstone and tan sandstone. Cokeville Formation - Tan sandstone, claystone, limestone, bentonite, and coal. Thomas Form Formation - Variegated mudstone and gray sandstone. Smiths Formation - Ferruginous black shale and tan to brown sandstone.

Lithology: Major:{sandstone,mudstone,siltstone}, Minor:{claystone,limestone,black shale}, Incidental:{bentonite, coal}

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. [133]

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