|Name||Carboniferous marine rocks, unit 2 (SE California Carbonate Assemblage)|
|Geologic age||Mississippian to Early Permian|
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)Chiefly thick-bedded to massive limestone of shallow-water facies. Includes some cherty limestone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Siltstone-mudstone (Bed)Generally forms thin layers interbedded with limestone; most common in southeastern part of area
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)Generally forms thin layers interbedded with limestone
|Comments||Southeastern California carbonate assemblage (eastern Mojave Desert and southeastern Death Valley area). Consists primarily of limestone with minor siltstone and sandstone.Includes some rocks of Early Permian age,|
|Stratigraphic units||Anvil Spring Fm., Bird Spring Fm. (part), Tihvipah Limestone (part), Monte Cristo Limestone, Santa Rosa Hills Limestone, Perdido Group, Stone Canyon Fm., Tin Mountain Limestone, Indian Springs Fm.|
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|Counties||Inyo - San Bernardino|