Tertiary granitic rocks

Granite, quartz monzonite, quartz diorite, granodiorite, and trondhjemite. Includes dacite porphyry and granite breccia near Bumping Lake, Yakima County.
State Washington
Name Tertiary granitic rocks
Geologic age Probably mostly Eocene; ranges from Miocene to Paleocene
Lithologic constituents
Igneous > Plutonic > Granitic > Granite (Batholith, Stock or pipe)Oval Peak Batholith, Okanogan County.
Igneous > Plutonic > Granitic > Granodiorite (Pluton)
Igneous > Plutonic > Syenitic > Quartz-monzonite (Pluton)
Igneous > Plutonic > Dioritic > Quartz-diorite (Batholith, Dike or sill)
Igneous > Plutonic > Dioritic > Diorite (Stock or pipe)
Igneous > Hypabyssal > Felsic-hypabyssal > Hypabyssal-rhyolite (Dike or sill)May include stocks or domes.
Igneous > Plutonic > Granitic > Tonalite (Pluton)Includes trondhjemite.
Igneous > Plutonic > Gabbroic > Gabbro
Igneous > Hypabyssal > Mafic-hypabyssal > Hypabyssal-andesite (Dike or sill)May include domes and stocks.
Igneous > Hypabyssal > Felsic-hypabyssal > Hypabyssal-dacite (Dike or sill)May include domes or stocks.
Comments The intrusive volcanic rocks near Bumping Lake include hypabyssal dacite, rhyolite, and andesite (Walsh and others, 1987).
Stratigraphic units Chilliwack granodiorite and quartz diorite; Golden Horn batholith; Silver Star granodiorite; Snoqualmie granodiorite; Index batholith; Grotto batholith (possibly the same as Snoqualmie); Oval Peak batholith; Fawn Peak stock; Pasayten stock-dike; Monument Peak stock; Castle Peak stock; Lost Peak stock

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