Jurassic marine rocks, unit 4 (Peninsular Ranges and Western Transverse Ranges)

Shale, sandstone, minor conglomerate, chert, slate, limestone; minor pyroclastic rocks
State California
Name Jurassic marine rocks, unit 4 (Peninsular Ranges and Western Transverse Ranges)
Geologic age Paleozoic(?) to Late Jurassic
Comments Southwestern California, Peninsular Ranges. Primarily fine-grained pelitic rocks and graywacke, variably metamorphosed. May include some rocks of Paleozoic age
Primary rock type argillite
Secondary rock type graywacke
Other rock types quartzite; phyllite; schist; chert; conglomerate; gneiss; amphibolite; marble; limestone; ultramafic
Lithologic constituents
Map references
Jennings, C.W., Strand, R.G., and Rogers, T.H., 1977, Geologic map of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, scale 1:750,000.
Unit references
Jennings, C.W., Strand, R.G., and Rogers, T.H., 1977, Geologic map of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, 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.
Jennings, C.W., and Strand, R.G., 1969, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Los Angeles sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Strand, R.G., 1962, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, San Diego-El Centro sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Rogers, T.H., 1966, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Santa Ana sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Morton, D.M., 1999, Preliminary digital geologic map of the Santa Ana 30' x 60' quadrangle, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-172, scale 1:100,000.
Criscione, J.J., Davis, T.E., and Ehlig, P., 1978, The age of sedimentation/diagenesis for the Bedford Canyon Formation and the Santa Monica Formation of southern California: a Rb/Sr evaluation, in Howell, D.G., and McDougall, K.A., eds., Mesozoic paleogeography of the western United States: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Pacific Section, Pacific Coast Paleogeography Symposium 2, p. 385-396.
Weber, F.H., Jr., 1963, Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3, 309 p., scale 1:125,000.
Gastil, Gordon, Morgan, George, and Krummenacher, Daniel, 1981, The tectonic history of peninsular California and adjacent Mexico, in Ernst, W.G., ed., The geotectonic development of California (Rubey Volume 1): Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, p. 284-306.
Schwarcz, H.P., 1969, Pre-Cretaceous sedimentation and metamorphism in the Winchester area, northern Peninsular Ranges, California: Geological Society of America Special Paper 100, 63 p.
Counties Los Angeles - Orange - Riverside - San Diego