Structurally complex mixture of basaltic rocks, serpentinite, chert, argillite, conglomerate, silty sandstone, and lenses of marble composing the melange of the Takilma area of Smith and others (1982)
State Oregon
Name Melange
Geologic age Jurassic
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Metaigneous > SerpentiniteMatrix and blocks in melange
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > ArgilliteBlocks in melange
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metacarbonate > MarbleBlocks in melange
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic > Basalt (Melange)Blocks in melange
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Melange)Blocks in melange
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert (Melange)Blocks in melange
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Melange)Blocks in melange
Comments Considered part of the Rattlesnake Creek Terrane by Irwin (1994)
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Counties Josephine