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Department of Geology and Geophysics


Fall 2013 Issue of Rocky Mountain Geology Published

December 16, 2013 — Rocky Mountain Geology Volume 48, Number 2, published by the University of Wyoming, is now available online and in print. 

RMG 48-2 CoverIn this issue:

  • Stephen T. Allard and Douglas H. Portis
    Paleoproterozoic transpressional shear zone, eastern Black Hills, South Dakota: Implications for the late tectonic history of the southern Trans-Hudson Orogen

  • Steven M. Cather, Kate E. Zeigler, Greg H. Mack, and Shari A. Kelley
    Toward standardization of Phanerozoic stratigraphic nomenclature in New Mexico

  • Troy Schinkel and Michael C. Wizevich
    Silicified layers within the Paleogene volcaniclastic Brian Head Formation, southern Utah: Insights into the origin of silicified beds in nonmarine strata

  • William A. Clemens and Jason A. Lillegraven
    Interpreting stratigraphic relationships and Laramide structural history of the northeastern margin of the Hanna Basin (Wyoming): Meniscoessus (Mammalia, Multituberculata) exposes its faults

  • Donald W. Tomlinson, Peter Copeland, Michael A. Murphy, and Thomas J. Lapen
    Oligocene shortening in the Little Burro Mountains of southwest New Mexico

  • Kaitlin I. Singer and R. V. Fodor
    Petrology of Stewart Mountain basalt field in central Arizona, U.S.A.: A lithospheric source with small-scale trace element and isotopic heterogeneities

The issue is available for purchase on the Geology Bookstore website, and 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 and Emeritus Professor Jay Lillegraven in addition to the journal's new board of associate editors.

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