Mesozoic gabbroic rocks, unit 1 (Trinity Ophiolite)

Gabbro and dark dioritic rocks; chiefly Mesozoic
State California
Name Mesozoic gabbroic rocks, unit 1 (Trinity Ophiolite)
Geologic age Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Major
Igneous > Plutonic > Dioritic > Diorite (Pluton)Cumulate and layered hornblende diorite and quartz diorite
Igneous > Plutonic > Gabbroic > Gabbro (Pluton)Cumulate and layered hornblende gabbro
Comments Gabbro and diorite in Trinity ophiolite, eastern Klamath Mts.
References

Jennings, C.W., Strand, R.G., Rogers, T.H., Boylan, R.T., Moar, R.R., and Switzer, R.A., 1977, Geologic Map of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Geologic Data Map 2, scale 1:750,000.

Jennings, C.W., 1985, An explanatory text to accompany the 1:750,000 scale fault and geologic maps of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Bulletin 201, 197 p.

Strand, R.G., 1964, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Weed sheet, scale 1:250,000.

Wagner, D.L., and Saucedo, G.J., 1987, Geologic map of the Weed quadrangle, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Regional Geologic Map Series, Map 4A, scale 1:250,000.

Fraticelli, L.A., Albers, J.P., Irwin, W.P., and Blake, M.C., Jr., 1987, Geologic map of the Redding 1 X 2 degree quadrangle, Shasta, Tehama, Humboldt, and Trinity Counties, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-257, scale 1:250,000.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr87257

Irwin, W.P., 1994, Geologic map of the Klamath Mountains, California and Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-2148, scale 1:500,000.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/i2148

Saleeby, J.B., 1990, Geochronological and tectonostratigraphic framework of Sierra-Klamath ophiolitic assemblages, in Harwood, D.S., and Miller, M.M., eds., Paleozoic and early Mesozoic paleogeographic relations; Sierra Nevada, Klamath Mountains, and related terranes: Geological Society of America Special Paper 255, p. 93-114.

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Counties Shasta - Siskiyou - Trinity