Jurassic marine rocks, unit 5 (Northern Sierra Nevada and Eastern Klamath Mountains)

Shale, sandstone, minor conglomerate, chert, slate, limestone; minor pyroclastic rocks
State California
Name Jurassic marine rocks, unit 5 (Northern Sierra Nevada and Eastern Klamath Mountains)
Geologic age Devonian to Late Jurassic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)Feldspathic to volcaniclastic
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Slate
Minor
Igneous > Volcanic (Pyroclastic)
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Argillite
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartzite
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert (Bed)
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic > Andesite (Flow, Volcaniclastic)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments Eastern Klamath Mountains, northern Sierra Nevada. Primarily argillite, slate, feldspathic to volcaniclastic sandstone, and pyroclastic rocks. Includes some rocks of Paleozoic age in northern Sierra Nevada
Stratigraphic units Arvison Fm., Fant Meta-andesite, Hardgrave Fm., Milton Fm. (part), Mormon Fm., Potem Fm., Sailor Canyon Fm. (part), Thompson Fm. (of McMath), Trail Fm. (of McMath)
References

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Burnett, J.L., and Jennings, C.W., 1962, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Chico sheet, scale 1:250,000.

Strand, R.G., 1962, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Redding sheet, scale 1:250,000.

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Saucedo, G.J., and Wagner, D.L., 1992, Geologic map of the Chico quadrangle, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Regional Geologic Map Series, Map 7A, scale 1:250,000.

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Wagner, D.L., and Saucedo, G.J., 1987, Geologic map of the Weed quadrangle, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Regional Geologic Map Series, Map 4A, scale 1:250,000.

Fraticelli, L.A., Albers, J.P., Irwin, W.P., and Blake, M.C., Jr., 1987, Geologic map of the Redding 1 X 2 degree quadrangle, Shasta, Tehama, Humboldt, and Trinity Counties, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-257, scale 1:250,000.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr87257

Irwin, W.P., 1994, Geologic map of the Klamath Mountains, California and Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-2148, scale 1:500,000.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/i2148

Harwood, D.S., 1992, Stratigraphy of Paleozoic and lower Mesozoic rocks in the Northern Sierra Terrane, California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1957, 78 p., scale 1:250,000.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1957

Grose, T.L.T., Saucedo, G.J., and Wagner, D.L., 1990, Geologic map of the Susanville quadrangle, Lassen and Plumas Counties, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Open-File Report 91-1, 25 p., scale 1:100,000.

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Counties El Dorado - Lassen - Nevada - Placer - Plumas - Shasta - Sierra