Eocene marine rocks

Shale, sandstone, conglomerate, and minor limestone; in part Oligocene and Paleocene.
State California
Name Eocene marine rocks
Geologic age Paleocene to Oligocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sedimentary-breccia
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Stratigraphic units Anita Shale, Avenal Sandstone, Butano Sandstone, Canoas Siltstone, Capay Fm., "Coldwater" Sandstone, Cozy Dell Shale, Delmar Fm., Domengine Fm., Gredel Fm., Indart Sandstone, Jameson Shale Mbr. of Markley Fm., Juncal Fm., Junipero Sandstone, Kreyenhagen Shale, Llajas Fm., Los Muertos Creek Fm., Lucia Shale, Mabury Fm., Maniobra Fm., Markley Fm., Matilija Sandstone, Meganos Fm., Nortonville Shale, Point of Rocks Sandstone, Rose Canyon Shale, Sacate Fm., Santa Susana Fm., Santiago Fm., Sierra Blanca Limestone, "Tejon Fm.", Tesla Fm., The Rocks Sandstone, Tolman Fm., Torrey Sandstone., Tres Pinos Sandstone, Welcome Fm., Yokut Sandstone, Reliz Canyon Fm., Mount Soledad Fm., Ardath Shale, Scripps Fm., Friars Fm., La Jolla Group, German Rancho Fm. (part)
References

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