Geologic unit mapped in Nevada: CONGLOMERATE, SANDSTONE, SHALE, AND DOLOMITE OF DIABLO FORMATION BELOW AND SHALE, SANDSTONE, AND CONGLOMERATE OF CANDELARIA FORMATION ABOVE (Lower or Upper Permian to Lower Triassic)-Mineral, Esmeralda, and northwestern Nye Counties
Apr 10, 2007 · Best Answer: A conglomerate is a rock that forms of many different sized grains. A sandstone in a rock that forms of only sand-sized grains of minerals r rock fragments and a shale a made up of fine particles and forms in a more specific locations than the previous two, such as rivers, deltas, and ancient shallow seas.
Pg. 59. Fort Crittenden formation of Sonoita group. Consists of a (ascending) alternating yellow thin-bedded shales and hard sandstones, 600 feet thick; yellow, red, and black shale alternating with hard yellow and pink sandstone, 200 feet thick; light-colored conglomerate, 350 feet thick; thin-bedded sandstone, 80 feet thick; soft light ...
Geologic unit mapped in Nevada: SHALE, SILTSTONE, SANDSTONE, CHERT-PEBBLE CONGLOMERATE, AND LIMESTONE-Includes units such as Pilot Shale, Joana Limestone, Chainman Shale, and Diamond Peak Formation in northern and eastern Nevada and Narrow Canyon Limestone, Mercury Limestone, and Eleana Formation in southern Nevada