|Name||Carboniferous marine rocks, unit 6 (Northeastern Sierra Nevada)|
|Geologic age||Mississippian to Early Permian|
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert (Bed)Varicolored ribbon chert
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sedimentary-breccia (Bed)
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Slate
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone > Graywacke (Bed)Volcaniclastic graywacke
|Comments||Northeastern Sierra Nevada. Upper member of Peale Fm. of McMath (1966). Consists primarily of thin-bedded chert; also includes volcaniclastic graywacke, breccia, and slate|
|Stratigraphic units||Peale Fm. (upper part)|
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