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Continental sedimentary rocks

CONTINENTAL SEDIMENTARY ROCKS-Clark County
State Nevada
Name Continental sedimentary rocks
Geologic age Late Cretaceous to Early Miocene
Primary rock type sandstone
Secondary rock type conglomerate
Other rock types siltstone; mudstone; limestone; felsic volcanic rock
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Incidental
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic (Pyroclastic, tuff)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Tuffaceous)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Tuffaceous)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Map references
Stewart, J.H., and Carlson, J.E., 1978, Geologic Map of Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey and Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 1:500,000 (not part of any formal series, printed and distributed by the U.S. Geological Survey, G75163, reprinted, 1981, G81386).
Unit references
Stewart, J.H., and Carlson, J.E., 1978, Geologic Map of Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey and Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 1:500,000 (not part of any formal series, printed and distributed by the U.S. Geological Survey, G75163, reprinted, 1981, G81386).
Stewart, J. H., 1980, Geology of Nevada: A discussion to accompany the Geologic Map of Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 4.
Counties Clark