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Tuffaceous sedimentary rocks

TUFFACEOUS SEDIMENTARY ROCKS-Locally includes minor amounts of tuff
StateNevada
NameTuffaceous sedimentary rocks
Geologic ageLate Eocene to Late Miocene
Original map labelTs3
Primary rock typesandstone
Secondary rock typelimestone
Other rock typessiltstone; conglomerate; mudstone; dolostone (dolomite); felsic volcanic rock; intermediate volcanic rock; mafic volcanic rock; tuff
Lithologic constituents
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Tuffaceous)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Tuffaceous)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Chemical > Diatomite (Tuffaceous)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Tuffaceous)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Tuffaceous)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Tuffaceous)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Tuffaceous)
Sedimentary > Chemical > Diatomite (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic (Pyroclastic, tuff)
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic (Pyroclastic, air fall)
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic (Pyroclastic, ash-flow)
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic (Flow)
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic (Pyroclastic, tuff)
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic (Pyroclastic, air fall)
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic (Pyroclastic, ash-flow)
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic (Flow)
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 coverageChurchill - Clark - Douglas - Elko - Esmeralda - Eureka - Humboldt - Lander - Lincoln - Lyon - Mineral - Nye - Pershing - Storey - Washoe - White Pine - Carson City

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