Tertiary volcanic flow rocks, unit 3 (Sonoma Volcanic Field)

Tertiary volcanic flow rocks; minor pyroclastic deposits.
State California
Name Tertiary volcanic flow rocks, unit 3 (Sonoma Volcanic Field)
Geologic age Tertiary (3-7 Ma)
Lithologic constituents
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic > Dacite (Flow, Pyroclastic, Dome)
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic > Rhyolite (Flow, Pyroclastic, Dome)
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic > Basalt (Flow, Pyroclastic)
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic > Basaltic-andesite (Flow)
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic > Andesite (Flow)
Stratigraphic units Sonoma Volcanics, St. Helena Rhyolite

Whitlock, Jaime S., 2002, Evidence of a mantle wedge source for slab window volcanism in the northern California coast ranges. Unpublished M.S. Thesis, the Pennsylvania State University, College Station, Pennsylvania, 78 p.

McLaughlin, R.J., and Sarna-Wojcicki, A., 2003, Geology of the Right Stepover Region between the Rodgers Creek, Healdsburg, and Maacama Faults, Northern San Francisco Bay Region. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-502, 23 p., url http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-502/


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 Lake - Napa - Solano - Sonoma