|Name||Carboniferous marine rocks, unit 5 (Northwestern Sierra Nevada)|
|Geologic age||Paleozoic or Mesozoic|
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert (Bed)Thin-bedded
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > QuartziteThin-bedded, fine-grained
|Comments||Northwestern Sierra Nevada. Composed of quartzite and chert in predominantly metavolcanic Duffey Dome Fm. of Hietanen (1973), which was later abandoned and included in Franklin Canyon Fm. (Hietanen, 1981). Assigned a Triassic? and late Paleozoic age by Hietanen (1981)|
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