Older tuffaceous sedimentary rocks

Locally includes minor amounts of tuff. It includes rocks mapped as the Titus Canyon Formation on the Nye South map, the Gilmore Gulch Formation on the Nye North map, lacustrine limestone in Lincoln County, and other unnamed units. This unit corresponds to unit Ts2 on the 1978 State map. It is present in Nye, Lincoln, Elko, and Lander Counties.
State Nevada
Name Older tuffaceous sedimentary rocks
Geologic age lower Miocene and Oligocene
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary (Tuffaceous)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestonelacustrine limestone in Lincoln County
Igneous > Volcanic (Pyroclastic-tuff)Locally includes minor amounts of tuff.
NGMDB product
Counties Churchill - Elko - Eureka - Lander - Lincoln - Nye - White Pine