Pre-upper Eocene rocks

Argillite and graywacke between inner and outer volcanic belts in Olympic Peninsula. Sheared carbonaceous argillite, argillite, graywacke, and minor conglomerate lenses and altered lava flows in western Yakima County.
State Washington
Name Pre-upper Eocene rocks
Geologic age Eocene (Olympic Peninsula); Cretaceous(?) (Yakima County)
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)Lithofeldspathic in Yakima County; volcaniclastic (basaltic) to micaceous in Olympic Peninsula.
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Argillite
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Metamorphic > Metaigneous > Greenstone
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic > Basalt (Flow)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert (Bed)
Stratigraphic units Blue Mountain Unit; Russell Ranch Formation (in part)

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Tabor, R.W. and Cady, W.M., 1978, Geologic Map of the Olympic Peninsula, Washington: U. S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-994, scale 1:125,000.

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Counties Clallam - Grays Harbor - Jefferson - Mason - Yakima