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Morrison Formation, San Juan Basin (04)

Comments on Geologic Parameters

04 Net Sand Thickness:

The net-sand-thickness map of the Grants uranium district (Kirk and Condon, 1986) offers an approximation of the net sand for the Morrison Formation in that area that was gridded (c4morrison). We did not identify a net-sand map for the entire basin.

04 Map:

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04 Reference:

Kirk, A. R., and Condon, S. M., 1986, Structural control of sedimentation patterns and the distribution of uranium deposits in the Westwater Canyon Member of the Morrison Formation, northwestern New Mexico—a subsurface study, in Turner-Peterson, C. E., Santos, E. S., and Fishman, N. S., eds., A basin analysis case study: the Morrison Formation Grants uranium region New Mexico: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Studies in Geology No. 22, p. 105–143.

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