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Continental sedimentary rocks

CONTINENTAL SEDIMENTARY ROCKS-Clark County
StateNevada
NameContinental sedimentary rocks
Geologic ageLate Cretaceous to Early Miocene
Original map labelTKsu
Primary rock typesandstone
Secondary rock typeconglomerate
Other rock typessiltstone; mudstone; limestone; felsic volcanic rock
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Tuffaceous)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Tuffaceous)
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic (Pyroclastic, tuff)
Map references
Stewart, J.H., and Carlson, J.E., 1978, Geologic Map of Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey and Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 1:500,000 (not part of any formal series, printed and distributed by the U.S. Geological Survey, G75163, reprinted, 1981, G81386).
Unit references
Stewart, J.H., and Carlson, J.E., 1978, Geologic Map of Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey and Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 1:500,000 (not part of any formal series, printed and distributed by the U.S. Geological Survey, G75163, reprinted, 1981, G81386).
Stewart, J. H., 1980, Geology of Nevada: A discussion to accompany the Geologic Map of Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 4.
Geographic coverageClark

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