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Cambrian marine rocks

Sandstone, shale, limestone, dolomite, chert, quartzite, and phyllite; includes some rocks that are possibly Precambrian
StateCalifornia
NameCambrian marine rocks
Geologic ageLate Proterozoic to Middle Devonian
Original map labelCa
CommentsPresent only in southeastern California
Primary rock typesandstone
Secondary rock typedolostone (dolomite)
Other rock typesmudstone; limestone; quartzite; conglomerate; chert
Lithologic constituents
Map references
Jennings, C.W., Strand, R.G., and Rogers, T.H., 1977, Geologic map of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, scale 1:750,000.
Unit references
Jennings, C.W., Strand, R.G., and Rogers, T.H., 1977, Geologic map of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, scale 1:750,000.
Jennings, C.W., 1985, An explanatory text to accompany the 1:750,000 scale fault and geologic maps of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Bulletin 201, 197 p.
Streitz, Robert, and Stinson, M.C., 1977, Geologic map of California, Death Valley sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Matthews, R.A., and Burnett, J.L., 1966, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Fresno sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., 1961, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Kingman sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Strand, R.G., 1967, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Mariposa sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Bishop, C.C., 1964, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Needles sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., Burnett, J.L., and Troxel, B.W., 1963, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Trona sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Ross, D.C., 1967, Generalized geologic map of the Inyo Mountains region, California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations Map I-506, scale 1:125,000.
Carr, M.D., Sawyer, D.A., Nimz, Kathryn, Maldonado, Florian, and Swadley, W C, 1996, Digital bedrock geologic map database of the Beatty 30 x 60-minute quadrangle, Nevada and California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-261, 41 p., scale 1:100,000.
Hunt, C.B., and Mabey, D.R., 1966, Stratigraphy and structure, Death Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 494-A, 162 p.
Wright, L.A., and Troxel, B.W., 1993, Geologic map of the central and northern Funeral Mountains and adjacent areas, Death Valley region, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-2305, scale 1:48,000.
Stewart, J.H., 1970, Upper Precambrian and Lower Cambrian strata in the southern Great Basin, California and Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 620, 206 p.
Workman, J.B., Menges, C.M., Page, W.R., Taylor, E.M., Ekren, E.B., Rowley, P.D., Dixon, G.L., Thompson, R.A., and Wright, L.A., 2002, Geologic map of the Death Valley ground-water model area, Nevada and California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2381-A, 46 p., scale 1:250,000.
Geographic coverageInyo - Mono - San Bernardino

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