Schist of various types and ages, unit 11 (Benton Range)

Schists of various types; mostly Paleozoic or Mesozoic age; some Precambrian.
State California
Name Schist of various types and ages, unit 11 (Benton Range)
Geologic age Late Proterozoic(?) to Paleozoic(?)
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Granoblastic > Hornfels
Metamorphic > Schist > Mica-schistQuartz-sericite schist
Comments Benton Range in east-central California. Quartz-sericite schist of uncertain age
References

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.

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.

Crowder, D.F., and Sheridan, M.F., 1972, Geologic map of the White Mountain Peak quadrangle, Mono County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-1012, scale 1:62,500.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/gq1012

Rinehart, C.D., and Ross, D.C., 1957, Geology of the Casa Diablo Mountain quadrangle, California: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-99, scale 1:62,500.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/gq99

Renne, P.R., and Turrin, B.D., 1987, Constraints on timing of deformation in the Benton Range, southeastern California, and implications to Nevadan orogenesis: Geology, v. 15, p. 1031-1034.

NGMDB product
Counties Mono