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Quaternary pyroclastic and volcanic mudflow deposits, unit 2 (Long Valley Caldera)

Quaternary pyroclastic and volcanic mudflow deposits.
State California
Name Quaternary pyroclastic and volcanic mudflow deposits, unit 2 (Long Valley Caldera)
Geologic age Quaternary (0-1 Ma)
Comments Bishop Tuff
Primary rock type rhyolite
Secondary rock type ash-flow tuff
Other rock types ignimbrite
Lithologic constituents
Major
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic > Rhyolite (Pyroclastic, ash-flow)
Minor
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic > Rhyolite (Pyroclastic, air fall)
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
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.
Bailery, R.A., 2004, Eruptive history and chemical evolution of the precaldera and postcaldera basalt-dacite sequences, Long Valley, California; implications for magma sources, current seismic unrest, and future volcanism: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1692, 75 p.
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.
Counties Inyo - Mono