Arikaree Formation

Arikaree Formation
Stratigraphic range: Paleogene
Type Formation
Underlies unconsolidated sediment
Overlies Chadron Formation or Brule Formation
Thickness up to 426.5 feet (130 m)
Primary Siltstone, Sandstone
Other Carbonate rock
Region North Dakota
Country United States
Type section
Named by E. C. Moore

The Arikaree Formation is a geologic formation in North Dakota. It preserves fossils dating back to the Paleogene period.

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