Week 1

Wednesday, July 1 – Black Hills Geology

  • Introduction
  • Metamorphic grades
  • Granite intrusions and pegmatites
  • Little Elk Canyon stratigraphy and structural x-section exercise
  • Spend the night in Spearfish, Regional geology lecture

Thursday, July 2 – Powder River Basin, Big Horn Uplift

  • Powder River Basin
  • Buffalo Exercise
  • Big Horn Mountains stops, PZ carbonates and Laramide tectonics
  • Spend the night in Greybull, WY