Quaternary volcanic flow rocks, unit 7 (Mojave Desert)

Quaternary volcanic flow rocks; minor pyroclastic deposits; in part Pliocene and Miocene.
State California
Name Quaternary volcanic flow rocks, unit 7 (Mojave Desert)
Geologic age Quaternary
Lithologic constituents
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic > Basalt (Flow)
Igneous > Volcanic > Alkalic-volcanic > Basanite (Flow)
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic > Andesite (Flow)
Stratigraphic units Black Mountain Basalt,

Luedke, R.G., and Smith, R.L., 1981, Map showing distribution, composition, and age of late Cenozoic volcanic centers in California and Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1091-C, scale 1:1,000,000.


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.

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Counties Inyo - Kern - Riverside - San Bernardino