Middle Mississippian Joana Limestone

Late Devonian to Early Mississippian Pilot Shale

Millard County, Utah

In western Millard County, Utah, near the eastern boundary with White Pine County, Nevada, the middle Mississippian Joana Limestone (yields locally abundant corals, brachiopods and crinoids, in particular) forms a massive ledge along the ridgeline, with the more recessive late Devonian to lower Mississippian Pilot Shale eroding along the slopes (contains many species of conodonts). Photograph courtesy Harry E Cook and James J. Corboy; I edited and processed the image through photoshop.

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