Geologic Map of the Vail West quadrangle, Eagle County, Colorado

Online link https://geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/metadata/map-mf/2369/metadata.faq.html
Description This new 1:24,000-scale geologic map of the Vail West 7.5' quadrangle, as part of the USGS Western Colorado I-70 Corridor Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, provides new interpretations of the stratigraphy, structure, and geologic hazards in the area o
Originators Scott, Robert B.; Lidke, David J.; and Grunwald, Daniel J.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2369

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>ITEM NAME     WIDTH   TYPE   DESCRIPTION
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>DESCRIPTION   50      C      geologic unit name
>SYMBOL        6       I      marker symbol number for plotting
>LABEL         4       C      unit label for map plots (for example, "Qal")
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>ITEM VALUES AND RELATION OF ITEMS "DESCRIPTION", "LABEL", AND "SYMBOL"
> DESCRIPTION                                       LABEL    SYMBOL
> water                                                      56
> artificial fill                                    af       8
> modified land-surface deposit                      mls     76
> alluvium                                           Qal      2
> younger terrace alluvium                           Qty     23
> older terrace alluvium                             Qto    111
> younger fan alluvium and debris-flow deposits      Qfy     32
> older fan alluvium and debris-flow deposits        Qfo     51
> younger diamicton                                  Qdi     29
> older diamicton                                    QTdi    53
> colluvium, undivided                               Qc      12
> landslide deposits                                 Qls     16
> earth-flow deposit                                 Qef     28
> older colluvium                                    QTc    130
> Pinedale Till                                      Qtp     62
> Pinedale Till, uncertain                           Qtp?    62
> Bull Lake Till                                     Qtb     56
> Bull Lake Till, uncertain                          Qtb?    56
> till, undivided                                    Qti    101
> periglacial deposits                               Qpg    444
> outwash of periglacial deposits and Pinedale Till  Qo      49
> boulder-field deposits                             Qbf     79
> wetland deposits                                   Qw     429
> tufa deposits                                      Qtu     20
> tuffaceous sedimentary rocks                       Tst     50
> Dakota Sandstone                                   Kd     454
> Morrison Formation                                 Jm     427
> Entrada Sandstone                                  Je     365
> Chinle Formation                                   @c     510
> Maroon Fm., limestone bed                          ls      45
> Maroon Formation                                   P&m    320
> Eagle Valley Formation                             &ev    231
> Eagle Valley Evaporite                             &ee    241
> Minturn Fm., limestone bed                         ls      45
> Minturn Formation                                  &m     239
> Minturn Fm., Jacque Mountain Limestone Member      &mj    305
> Minturn Fm., White Quail Limestone Member          &mwq   379
> Minturn Fm., Robinson Limestone Member             &mr    349
> Minturn Fm., Robinson Limestone Member, uncertain  &mr?   349
> Minturn Fm., dolomite bed                          &md    333
> Minturn Fm., dolomite bed, uncertain               &md?   333
> Cross Creek Granite                                Xc     514
> migmatite                                          Xm     500
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>       In the "LABEL" item, the @ and & refer to the Triassic and
>       Pennsylvanian symbols, respectively
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>ITEM NAME     WIDTH   TYPE   DESCRIPTION
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>DESCRIPTION   80      C      geologic or hydrologic feature (for
>                                example, contact or shoreline)
>ROCKUNIT      40      C      geologic unit name for thin beds
>                                represented by lines (if applicable)
>SYMBOL         3      I      marker symbol number for plotting
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>ITEM VALUES AND RELATION OF ITEMS "DESCRIPTION" AND "SYMBOL"
>DESRIPTION                                                        SYMBOL
>Map boundary                                                      50
>contact, approximately located                                     2
>contact, certain                                                   1
>contact, landslide scarp, certain                                 15
>contact, surficial unit deposited against fault scarp, inferred   57
>high-angle reverse fault, inferred                                72
>landslide scarp, certain                                          15
>normal fault, approximately located                               51
>normal fault, certain                                             50
>normal fault, inferred                                           183
>normal fault, inferred, queried                                  183
>shoreline                                                          0
>thin subunit, approximately located                               52
>thin subunit, certain                                             50
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>ITEM VALUES FOR "ROCKUNIT"
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>Eagle Valley Evaporite, limestone bed
>Jacque Mountain Limestone Member
>Maroon Fm., dolomite bed
>Maroon Fm., limestone bed
>Minturn Fm., limestone bed
>Robinson Limestone Member
>Robinson Limestone Member, uncertain
>White Quail Limestone Member
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>ITEM NAME      WIDTH   TYPE   DESCRIPTION
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>DESCRIPTION    30      C      geologic feature (for example, fold axis)
>SYMBOL          3      I      marker symbol number for plotting
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>ITEM VALUES AND RELATION OF ITEMS "DESCRIPTION" AND "SYMBOL"
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>anticline, certain                        60
>anticline, concealed                      63
>anticline, inferred                       61
>high-angle reverse fault, concealed       74
>limit of abundant chert in Maroon Fm       4
>line of cross-section                    210
>normal fault, concealed                  184
>syncline, certain                         92
>syncline, concealed                       95
>syncline, inferred                        93
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>ITEM NAME      WIDTH   TYPE   DESCRIPTION
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>AZIMUTH         3      I      strike of planar feature or azimuth of linear feature
>INCLINATION     3      I      dip of planar feature
>DESCRIPTION    31      C      geologic or cultural feature (for example, foliation)
>SYMBOLCODE      3      I      marker symbol number for plotting
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>ITEM VALUES FOR "AZIMUTH"
>integer values from 0-359
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>ITEM VALUES FOR "INCLINATION"
>integer values from 0-89
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>ITEM VALUES AND RELATION OF ITEMS "DESCRIPTION" AND "SYMBOLCODE"
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>adit                             103
>outcrop, ash                     241
>prospect pit                      53
>strike and dip of foliation       81
>strike and dip of inclined beds    2 (or 1 if inclination=0)
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