|Name||Mesozoic volcanic rocks, unit 5 (Northern Sierra Nevada and Eastern Klamath Mountains)|
|Geologic age||Late Permian(?) to Jurassic|
Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic (Flow, Pyroclastic-tuff, Dike or sill)Quartz keratophyre to dacite flows, tuff, tuff breccia, dikes, and shallow intrusive bodies
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic (Flow, Pyroclastic-tuff, Dike or sill)Andesitic tuff breccia, tuff, flows, and shallow intrusive rocks
Sedimentary > Clastic (Bed)Volcaniclastic sandstone and conglomerate
|Comments||Northern Sierra Nevada and eastern Klamath Mountains. Primarily andesitic tuff breccia, tuff, and flows; marine|
|Stratigraphic units||Arvison Fm., Bagley Andesite, Bully Hill Rhyolite, Kettle Fm. (of McMath), Sailor Canyon Fm. (part), Pit Fm., Foreman Fm., Hinchman Fm., Hull Fm., Milton Fm. (part), Tuttle Lake Fm.|
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D'Allura, J.A., Moores, E.M., and Robinson, L., 1977, Paleozoic rocks of the northern Sierra Nevada: their structural and paleogeographic implications, in Stewart, J.H., Stevens, C.H., and Fritsche, A.E., eds., Paleozoic paleogeography of the western United States: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Pacific Section, Pacific Coast Paleogeography Symposium 1, p. 395-408.
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|Counties||El Dorado - Lassen - Nevada - Placer - Plumas - Shasta - Sierra|