Jurassic and Triassic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Undivided massive quartz-feldspar porphyry of the Jurassic Planet Volcanics, quartz-rich metasandstone of the Jurassic Vampire Formation, and quartzite, phyllite, and fine grained, variably calcareous metasiltstone of the Triassic Buckskin Formation; exposed primarily in the Buckskin and Rawhide Mountains of western Arizona. This unit also includes sandstone and conglomerate beneath Jurassic volcanic rocks in the central Dome Rock Mountains. (160-240 Ma)
State Arizona
Name Jurassic and Triassic sedimentary and volcanic rocks
Geologic age Triassic and Jurassic
Lithologic constituents
Comments Planet, Vampire, Buckskin.
Stratigraphic units Planet Volcanics, Vampire Formation, Buckskin Formation

Richard, S.M., Reynolds, S.J., Spencer, J.E., and Pearthree, P.A., 2000, Geologic Map of Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Map 35, 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.

Tosdal R.M., Haxel, G.B., and Wright, J.E., 1989, Jurassic geology of the Sonoran Desert region, southern Arizona, southeastern California, and northernmost Sonora: Construction of a continental-margin magmatic arc, in Jenney, J.P., and Rey

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Counties La Paz - Mohave