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Pryor Mts, Carbon Co., Montana, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 15' 0'' North , 108° 30' 2'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.25000,-108.50056
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


A mountain range.


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18 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Moscovian
307 - 315.2 Ma



ID: 2721768
Tensleep Formation

Age: Pennsylvanian (307 - 315.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Tensleep Formation

Description: Very light gray sandstone interbedded with subordinate carbonate, shale, and anhydrite. Cyclical marine, eolian, and sabkha. Thickness about 60 m (197 ft).

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor:{carbonate,shale,anhydrite}

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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References

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Anita Moore-Nall and David R. Lageson (2015) Elevated REE in Ore Minerals of the Pryor Mountain Mining District, South Central Montana. 2015 Mining and Mineral Symposium, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology pp47-49.

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