Provenance of Sandstones in the Upper Triassic Owl Rock Member of the Chinle Formation, Northern AZ

Smith, Zachary P.
2017

This study focuses on the provenance of sandstone units in the Upper Triassic Owl Rock Member of the Chinle Formation of northern Arizona. To determine possible source terranes, transport mechanisms, and routes for delivery to the basin, both light and heavy mineral separates were studied to determine provenance, and U/Pb isotope detrital zircon dates were used to further determine specific source... read more

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Tufts University. Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences.
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