Comparative Facies Formation in Selected Coal Beds of the Powder River Basin

  1. Romeo M. Flores,
  2. Peter D. Warwick,
  3. Timothy Moore,
  4. Gary Glass,
  5. Archie Smith,
  6. Douglas Nichols,
  7. Jack Wolfe,
  8. Ronald Stanton and
  9. Jean Weaver
  1. R. W. Stanton3,
  2. T. A. Moore2,
  3. P. D. Warwick3,
  4. S. S. Crowley3 and
  5. R.M. Flores1

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT132p0019

Tertiary and Cretaceous Coals in the Rocky Mountains Region: Casper, Wyoming to Salt Lake City, Utah June 29-July 8, 1989

Tertiary and Cretaceous Coals in the Rocky Mountains Region: Casper, Wyoming to Salt Lake City, Utah June 29-July 8, 1989

How to Cite

Flores, R. M., Warwick, P. D., Moore, T., Glass, G., Smith, A., Nichols, D., Wolfe, J., Stanton, R. and Weaver, J. (1989) Comparative Facies Formation in Selected Coal Beds of the Powder River Basin, in Tertiary and Cretaceous Coals in the Rocky Mountains Region: Casper, Wyoming to Salt Lake City, Utah June 29-July 8, 1989, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT132p0019

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado

  2. 2

    University Of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

  3. 3

    U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905846

Online ISBN: 9781118669211

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Keywords:

  • Anderson and Smith coal beds;
  • Anderson-Dietz coal bed;
  • Coal facies and petrographic characteristics;
  • Felix coal bed;
  • Petrographic examination;
  • Powder River Basin;
  • Wyodak-Anderson coal bed

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Areal Extent and Setting of Coal Beds

  • Methods of Petrographic Examination

  • Coal Facies and Petrographic Characteristics

  • Facies Development

  • Conclusions