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Department of Geology and Geophysics


Fall 2012 Issue of Rocky Mountain Geology Published

December 19, 2012 — Rocky Mountain Geology Volume 47, Number 2, published by the University of Wyoming, is now available online and in print. Volume 47 marks the 50th year of publication for the journal, which was originally published as Contributions to Geology from 1962 to 1998.

RMG 47-2In this issue:

  • Petrology of the Eureka Quartzite (Middle and Late Ordovician), Utah and Nevada, U.S.A.

  • A late Eocene (Chadronian) mammalian fauna from the White River Formation in Kings Canyon, northern Colorado

  • Evolution of fracture porosity and permeability during folding by cataclastic flow: Implications for syntectonic fluid flow

More information about the issue, including purchasing instructions, is available on the journal's website, The issue is also available for download at

“This scholarly journal is an important resource for professional earth scientists,” says Brendon Orr, managing editor and editorial board member. “The high-quality, refereed articles report original research by top specialists in all aspects of geology and paleontology in the greater Rocky Mountain region.”

Other editorial board members are Professor Art Snoke, Emeritus Professor Jay Lillegraven and Managing Editor Brendon Orr.

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