Golconda-Roberts Mountain

Basement domain in the Western Cordillera

Geologic information

Region Western Cordillera
Formation age: 380-350 Ma
Type: Collisional
Age: 350 Ma

Geographic extent

Bibliographic references

Dickinson, W.R., 2006, Geotectonic evolution of the Great Basin: Geosphere, v. 2, p. 353–368.
Wright, J.E., and Wyld, S.J., 2006, Gondwanan, Iapetan, Cordilleran interactions—A geodynamic model for the Paleozoic tectonic evolution of the North American Cordillera, in Haggart, J.W., Enkin, R.J., and Monger, J.W.H., eds., Paleogeography of the North American Cordillera—Evidence for and against large-scale displacements: Geological Association of Canada Special Paper 46, p. 377–408.
Holm-Denoma, C.S., Hofstra, A.H., Noble, P.J., and Leslie, S.A., 2011, Paleozoic stratigraphy and kinematics of the Roberts Mountains allochthon in the Independence Mountains, northern Nevada, in Steininger, Roger, and Pennell, B., eds., Great Basin evolution and metallogeny: Geological Society of Nevada 2010 Symposium, Reno, Nev., Proceedings, p. 1039–1054.