|Name||Carboniferous marine rocks, unit 8 (Mono Lake)|
|Geologic age||Ordovician to Devonian|
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Argillite
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert (Bed)Thin-bedded chert grading into argillite
Metamorphic > Granoblastic > Hornfels
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
|Comments||East-central Sierra Nevada near Mono Lake. Part of unit consists of chert, sandstone, and hornfels of Silurian to Devonian age; part is chert-argillite of probable Ordovician age|
|Stratigraphic units||Aspen Meadow Fm., Mount Morrison Sandstone, Squares Tunnel Fm.|
Jennings, C.W., Strand, R.G., Rogers, T.H., Boylan, R.T., Moar, R.R., and Switzer, R.A., 1977, Geologic Map of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Geologic Data Map 2, scale 1:750,000.
Jennings, C.W., 1985, An explanatory text to accompany the 1:750,000 scale fault and geologic maps of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Bulletin 201, 197 p.
Strand, R.G., 1967, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Mariposa sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Stevens, C.H., and Greene, D.C., 1999, Stratigraphy, depositional history, and tectonic evolution of Paleozoic continental-margin rocks in roof pendants of the eastern Sierra Nevada, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 111, p. 919-933.
Greene, D.C., Schweickert, R.A., and Stevens, C.H., 1995, Roberts Mountains allochthon and the western margin of the Cordilleran miogeocline in the Northern Ritter Range pendant, eastern Sierra Nevada, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 109, p. 1294-1305.
|Counties||Madera - Mono - Tuolumne|