Eocene and Paleocene marine rocks, undivided

Eocene and Paleocene marine rocks, undivided
State California
Name Eocene and Paleocene marine rocks, undivided
Geologic age Paleocene to middle Eocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed, Arkosic)Fine- to medium-grained arkose
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)Commonly interbedded with arkose
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)Clasts are typically granitic
Comments Northern California coast near Gualala
Stratigraphic units German Rancho Fm.
References

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.

Koenig, J.B., 1963, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Santa Rosa sheet, scale 1:250,000.

Wagner, D.L., and Bortugno, E.J., 1982, Geologic map of the Santa Rosa quadrangle, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Regional Geologic Map Series, Map 2A, scale 1:250,000.

Wentworth, C.M., Jones, D.L., and Brabb, E.E., 1998, Geology and regional correlation of the Cretaceous and Paleogene rocks of the Gualala block, California, in Elder, W.P., ed., Geology and tectonics of the Gualala block, northern California: Society for Sedimentary Geology, Pacific Section, Book 84, p. 3-26.

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Counties Mendocino - Sonoma