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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1974
GSA Bulletin (1974) 85 (11): 1733–1740.
...CLAUDIA A. WOLFBAUER; RONALD C. SURDAM Abstract The distribution of dolomite in the Laney Shale Member of the Green River Formation in the western Green River Basin provides further documentation regarding the suitability of the playa-lake model for the Green River Formation in Wyoming. Four...
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North–south stratigraphic cross section of the <b>Green</b> <b>River</b> <b>Formation</b>. Note ...
Published: 01 November 2006
Figure 2 North–south stratigraphic cross section of the Green River Formation. Note the unique southward thickening of the Wilkins Peak Member compared to the Tipton Shale and Laney members, and the crosscutting relations between basin bounding faults and the lower Wilkins Peak Member. Modified
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1978
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1978) 48 (2): 557–573.
...K. O. Stanley; R. C. Surdam Abstract The transition from alluvial to lacustrine rocks in the Laney Member of the Green River Formation includes Gilbert-type deltas whose depositional features provide information about the history and nature of Lake Gosiute, and document proximal to distal...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1968
American Mineralogist (1968) 53 (1-2): 184–200.
...Azuma Iijima; Richard L. Hay Abstract The composition of analcime samples from the Green River Formation of Wyoming was determined by optical, X-ray, and electron-microprobe methods. The analcime ranges from 1.95 to 2.90 in Si/Al ratio; Ca 2+ and K + are present in only trace amounts. On the basis...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1985
AAPG Bulletin (1985) 69 (6): 913–922.
... of this subsiding basin. The predominantly lacustrine deposits are represented in the succession by the Green River Formation, which attains a maximum thickness of 760 m (2,500 ft) in the Green River basin. The formation can be subdivided into Luman, Tipton Shale, Wilkins Peak, and Laney members ( Figure 2 ). Lake...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 April 1977
Geology (1977) 5 (4): 196–198.
...H. Paul Buchheim; Ronald C. Surdam Abstract The recent discovery of numerous and widespread fossil catfish ( Astephus antiquus ) in oil shale units of the Laney Member of the Eocene Green River Formation is evidence of aerobic conditions in the hypolimnic waters of ancient Lake Gosiute...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1991
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1991) 61 (7): 1155–1163.
...Maurizio Ripepe; Lillian T. Roberts; Alfred G. Fischer Abstract On the premise that sequential changes in varve thickness offer a proxy for climatic variations, we investigated varve thickness in three core segments from the distal lacustrine oil shales (Tipton and Laney members) of the Green River...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1991
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1991) 61 (7): 1146–1154.
...Alfred G. Fischer; Lillian T. Roberts Abstract Basinal facies of the Green River Formation have two main modes, lacustrine and playa. The lacustrine mode (Tipton and Laney members) accumulated mainly varved oil shale. Here annual cycles are recorded as varves. Variations in verve thickness...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1965
Rocky Mountain Geology (1965) 4 (2): 75–79.
...Richard J. Ebens Abstract The Tower Sandstone at Green River is represented by lenses and channel fillings at several stratigraphic levels in the lower part of the Laney Shale Member of the Green River Formation (Eocene). The detrital fraction of the sandstone is composed of approximately 40...
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Stratigraphic diagram for the southern Greater <b>Green</b> <b>River</b> Basin. Modified ...
Published: 01 January 2009
. (2006) . The Niland and Cathedral Bluffs Tongues are members of the Wasatch Formation that inter-finger with the Luman, Tipton Shale, Wilkins Peak, and Laney members of the Green River Formation. North American Land Mammal Age (NALMA) abbreviations: To 2 , Torrejonian Subage 2; To 3 Torrejonian Subage
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Figure 3. High-resolution measurements of δ 18 O from bivalve  shells from ...
Published: 01 February 2002
Figure 3. High-resolution measurements of δ 18 O from bivalve shells from (A) Luman Tongue, (B) Tipton Shale Member, and (C) Laney Member of Green River Formation. Solid black boxes indicate positions of growth interruptions, which are used to determine extent of annual cycle. Left axis shows
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Figure 2. Stratigraphic framework for the seven floral assemblages (filled ...
Published: 01 February 2000
Formation (fluvial); Tw—Wasatch Formation (fluvial): Twm—Main Body, events interpolated using Roehler (1992c) and Hutchison (1980) ; Twrr—Ramsey Ranch Member; Twn—Niland Tongue; Twc—Cathedral Bluffs Tongue. Tg—Green River Formation (lacustrine): Tglu—Luman Tongue; Tgt—Tipton Shale Member; Tgw—Wilkins
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1959
AAPG Bulletin (1959) 43 (5): 1072–1075.
... this study that what has until now been called the Laney shale member of the Green River formation in the Bridger Basin is older than the type Laney and is in fact the time equivalent of the Cathedral Bluffs and New Fork tongues of the Wasatch formation. The clinching argument for this equivalence comes (I...
Series: AAPG Memoir, AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1306/13291391M953451
EISBN: 9781629810096
... recently, Roehler (1993) described the stratigraphy of Wyoming’s Green River Formation, pointing out that the saline minerals occurred primarily in the Wilkins Peak Member and were absent from the oil shale of the underlying Tipton Member and the overlying Laney Member. Organic matter, as determined...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2010
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2010) 80 (6): 492–514.
... ). The Laney Member of the Green River Formation (GRF) and laterally equivalent alluvial strata are ideally suited for documenting the stratigraphic relationships between a lake and adjacent clastic sedimentary facies. The extensive radioisotopic age framework developed by Smith et al. (2003) and Smith et...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1968
AAPG Bulletin (1968) 52 (11): 2249–2256.
... to the Green River basin, is recognized formally in the Washakie basin. The last major revision of the nomenclature of the Green River Formation in southwest Wyoming was by Bradley in 1959. Until then the formation had been subdivided, in descending order, into the Morrow Creek Member, the Laney Shale...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1938
AAPG Bulletin (1938) 22 (8): 1020–1047.
..., comprising some 1,800 feet of sediments and including several porous sandstones, lies between the Laney shale member of the Green River oil shales and the Hiawatha productive member of the WTasatch formation. Likewise approximately 1,200 feet of the upper Hiawatha member intervenes between the Tipton shale...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2006
Journal of Paleontology (2006) 80 (3): 447–454.
... oil shales and clay shales, but the member also contains other siliciclastic and carbonate rocks. Figure 2 —Regional stratigraphic relationships. Rocks and fossils studied occur in the Eocene Laney Member of the Green River Formation (GRF), southwestern Wyoming (after Roehler, 1992...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2003
GSA Bulletin (2003) 115 (5): 549–565.
... River Basin, the Green River Formation is bounded at its base by the main body of the Wasatch Formation and is overlain by the Bridger and Washakie Formations ( Fig. 2 ; Roehler, 1992a , 1992b ; McCarroll et al., 1996 ; Evanoff et al., 1998 ). Lacustrine facies are divided into four major members...
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Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 January 2010
PALAIOS (2010) 25 (5): 287–298.
... , B. , 2005 , Field Guide to the Laney and Wilkins Peak Members of the Green River Formation, Wyoming , Geological Society of America Field Trip Guide . 1 – 38 . Chivas , A. R. , De Deckker , P. , and Shelley , J. M. G. , 1986 , Magnesium and strontium in non-marine ostracod...
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