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Rhyolitic flows and shallow intrusive rocks

RHYOLITIC FLOWS AND SHALLOW INTRUSIVE ROCKS
StateNevada
NameRhyolitic flows and shallow intrusive rocks
Geologic ageEarly Oligocene to Early Miocene
Original map labelTr2
Commentsdata from Best and others (1989) [IAVCEI]
Primary rock typerhyolite
Secondary rock typedacite
Other rock typestrachyte
Lithologic constituents
Minor
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic > Dacite (Dome)
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic > Dacite (Flow)
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic > Rhyolite (Flow)
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic > Rhyolite (Dome)
Incidental
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic > Trachyte (Flow)
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic > Trachyte (Dome)
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.
Best, M.G., Christiansen, E.H., Deino, A. L., Gromm‚, C. S., McKee, E. H., and Noble, D. C., 1989, Excursion 3A-Eocene through Miocene volcanism in the Great Basin of the western United States, in Chapin, C.E., and Zidek, Jiri, eds., Field excursions to volcanic terranes in the western United States, Volume II-Cascades and intermountain west: New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Memoir 47, p. 91-133.
Geographic coverageChurchill - Elko - Esmeralda - Humboldt - Lander - Lincoln - Mineral - Nye - White Pine

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