Early Proterozoic quartzite

Brown to maroon, resistant quartzite and minor conglomerate of the Mazatzal Group, exposed primarily in the Payson area. (1650? -1700 Ma)
State Arizona
Name Early Proterozoic quartzite
Geologic age Early Proterozoic
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartzite
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Stratigraphic units Mazatzal Group

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.

Conway, C.M., and Silver, L.T., 1989, Early Proterozoic rocks (1710 - 1615 Ma) in central and southeastern Arizona, in Jenney, J.P., and Reynolds, S.J., editors, Geologic evolution of Arizona: Arizona Geological Society Digest 17, p. 165-18

NGMDB product
Counties Gila - Maricopa - Yavapai