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Holbrook salt basin (from Steven L. Rauzi, 2000)

Known and potential salt basins in Arizona

 

Salt

 

 

The following excerpts come from the Arizona Geological Survey, Circular 30 January 2002, Arizona Has Salt! Written by: Steven L. Rauzi:

 

 

"Salt in the Holbrook Basin is part of the Supai Formation of Permian Age. The Supai Formation there consists largely of sabkha deposits of red to reddish-brown clayey siltstone and halite interbedded with anhydrite, gypsum, and carbonate."

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