Stratigraphy of the Niobrara Formation at Pueblo, Colorado

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Geology, Stratigraphic -- Cretaceous., Paleontology -- Colorado -- Pueblo., Paleontology -- Colo
Statementby Glenn R. Scott and William A. Cobban.
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey professional paper -- 454-L
ContributionsCobban, William Aubrey, 1916-, Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Get this from a library. Stratigraphy of the Niobrara formation at Pueblo, Colorado. [Glenn R Scott; William Aubrey Cobban; United States. Department of the Interior.; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- "A report of an informal subdivision and faunal zonation of the Niobrara Formation.".

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Govt. Print. Off. edition, in EnglishPages:   Stratigraphy of the Niobrara Formation at Pueblo, Colorado by G R Scott,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Stratigraphy of the Niobrara Formation at Pueblo, Colorado by Glenn Robert Scott,U.S. Government Printing Office edition, in EnglishPages: High-resolution event stratigraphy of the Niobrara Formation in Colorado at Pueblo and along the northern Colorado Front Range provides a more precise and detailed framework for correlation than traditional lithologic and biostratigraphic methods.

Bentonites and shale-limestone bedding couplets can be successfully correlated regionally. Stratigraphy and Petrophysical Characteristics of the Niobrara Formation in the Denver Basin, Colorado and Wyoming* Barbara Luneau1, Mark Longman2, Peter Kaufman1, and Susan Landon3.

Search and Discovery Article # () Colorado book Septem Geologic units in Pueblo county, Colorado. Additional scientific data in this geographic area. Niobrara Fm (Cretaceous) at surface, covers 31 % of this area.

Calcareous shale and limestone. Carlile Shale, Greenhorn Limestone, and Graneros Shale (Cretaceous) at. Book, Print in English Stratigraphy of the Niobrara formation at Pueblo, Colorado by Glenn R.

Scott and William A. Cobban. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 30 pages [11 Paleontology — Colorado — Pueblo. Paleontology — Cretaceous Series.

Shorter contributions to general geology. Sequence Stratigraphy of the Upper Cretaceous Niobrara Formation, A Bench, Wattenberg Field, Denver Julesburg Basin, Colorado* Lisa E. Remington LaChance1 and Mark C. Robinson1. Search and Discovery Article # ()**.

Understanding stratigraphic architecture is paramount in targeting chalks and calculating reserves in the Niobrara Formation. Chalk thickness varies dramatically across the field. Thickness variations in the marl units is also important to understand in that the source bed capacity is a function of marl thickness and TOC by: 1.

THE DAKOTA AQUIFER NEAR PUEBLO, COLORADO: FAULTS AND FLOW PATTERNS by Edward R. Banta ABSTRACT The Lower Cretaceous Dakota Sandstone and underlying Purgatoire Formation (Dakota aquifer) form a broad outcrop at the southeastern margin of the Canon City Embayment just west of Pueblo, Colorado.

Five large faults and severalCited by: 1. How and When was the Niobrara deposited. The Niobrara Formation, commonly referred to as the Niobrara Shale, but also known as the Niobrara Chalk, was deposited in the Western Interior Seaway in the middle of North America during late Cretaceous Age.

( – million years ago) This inland sea divided the continent of North America during much of the Cretaceous. Mid-Cretaceous Codell Sandstone Member of Carlile Shale, Eastern Colorado, Pages Stratigraphy of the Upper Carlile Shale and Lower Niobrara Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Fremont and Pueblo Counties, Colorado.

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Pinel. Integrated paleoenvironmental analysis of the Niobrara Formation: Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway, northern Colorado Article in Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology. A “formation” is the fundamental rock unit used to describe the sedimentary geology of a region.

It is a unit that may be identified by its: 1) position in the stratigraphic (rock) column; 2) mapability on the earth’s surface; and 3) mineral/rock characteristics.

The resistant basal beds of the Bridge Creek Member can be traced from the Front Range of Colorado southeast to New Mexico and eastward to Kansas (Cobban and Scott, ; Hattin ). Historically, these beds also were noted as forming benches between the Dakota and Niobrara as described in Figure 4, above (Stose, ).

STRATIGRAPHIC CORRELATION CHART FOR WESTERN COLORADO AND NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO M.

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MacLACHLAN U.S. Geological Survey Denver, Colorado INTRODUCTION The stratigraphic nomenclature applied in various parts of west-ern Colorado, northwestern New Mexico, and a small part of east- central Utah is. Introduction The Niobrara formation extends from Canada to New Mexico, but the vast majority of the oil and gas concentration is in Colorado and Wyoming.

Companies have. Top of hills on east are held up by the Smoky Hill Shale member of the Niobrara Formation. Exit 98 B Bluffs of Qal along river. Exit 98 A East to La Junta. Cross Arkansas River. The river bank and bluff south of the river is in a transition member between the Pierre shale and the Niobrara Formation.

Exit 97 B Abriendo Drive. The Niobrara Formation is emerging as an attractive target for horizontal drilling in the southern Powder River Basin. Although production has previously been established in the Niobrara Formation in this area, advancements in drilling and completion technology have made it a more economically attractive target throughout a greater part of the.

FIGUEH Index map of the Huerfano Park area. Huerfano and Custer Counties, Colorado. changed since the Forest Service map was made. Geologic features were transferred from the aerial photographs to the base map by a vertical projector. Very little detailed geologic mapping has been done heretofore inCited by: 9.

Stratigraphy, Tectonics & Geologic History. In the early Proterozoic, between and billion years ago, the continental crust of Colorado was assembled from several older island arcs, along the coast of the Archean Wyoming Colorado Province took shape as a mobile belt—an area of thinner, orogeny related continental crust lacking the deep "keel" of rock.

Niobrara and Greenhorn Formations A Geologic and Petroppyhysical Database of the DJ and Raton Basins of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska This three‐part study covers the DJ basin Niobrara and Greenhorn tight oil plays from SE Wyoming to the New Mexico border.

The objective of the project is to provide a regional. MESOZOIC STRATIGRAPHY AT DURANGO, COLORADO FIGURE 5.

Selected Mesozoic outcrops in the Durango area. A, Chinle Group (1), Entrada Sandstone (2), Todilto-Summerville formations (3), Bluff Sandstone (4), Morrison Formation (5) and Burro Canyon-Dakota formations () northeast of Animas City Mountain, east of the Animas River.

B,File Size: 6MB. The Niobrara shale stretches through most of northern Colorado and eastern Wyoming, as well as into parts of Kansas and Nebraska: Image source: EIA.

Still, the Niobrara is just one of several Author: Matthew Dilallo. Niobrara Formation. †Warm Creek Shale of Collier and Cathcart (, p. ) and Knechtel (, p. ) in north-central Montana abandoned. Rocks reallocated to (ascending) Belle Fourche Shale, Greenhorn Formation, Carlile Shale. Niobrara-­‐Denver Julesburg Basin Regional Field Study The Denver-­‐Julesburg basin covers a large portion of Northwestern Colorado as well a Southeastern Wyoming and Southwestern South Dakota.

NuTech has evaluated 88 wells marked as Niobrara in this region. This studyFile Size: 5MB. Niobrara Stratigraphy – Weld County, Colorado. Posted on Novem by Jim Reed. New video featuring raster logs and stratigraphic fence panels within the Niobrara of northeastern Colorado.

If there’s any interest, we can make the data available (for free) on the RockWare web site. Amy Harder – AXIOS Colorado’s candidates for governor from each party, speaking at an industry event in Denver on Wednesday, both expressed opposition to a likely ballot initiative that would significantly curtail oil and gas production in .A Geologic and Petrophysical Database of the DJ and Raton Basins of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska Niobrara Formation with 5 chalk benches and six internal time-strat markers Colorado Springs Pueblo Nebraska Wyoming Colorado Goshen County Platte File Size: 2MB.

Abstract. Stratigraphy is defined as the study of layered rocks. In the context of sedimentary geology in general, and of this book in particular, Stratigraphy is the discipline that pulls everything by: 4.