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Limestone of probable Paleozoic or Mesozoic age

Limestone, dolomite, and marble whose age is uncertain but probably Paleozoic or Mesozoic
StateCalifornia
NameLimestone of probable Paleozoic or Mesozoic age
Geologic agePaleozoic to Mesozoic
Original map labells
CommentsDeformed and/or metamorphosed carbonate rocks mapped locally throughout State. Includes blocks in melange
Primary rock typelimestone
Secondary rock typemarble
Other rock typesdolostone (dolomite)
Lithologic constituents
Map references
Jennings, C.W., Strand, R.G., and Rogers, T.H., 1977, Geologic map of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, scale 1:750,000.
Unit references
Jennings, C.W., Strand, R.G., and Rogers, T.H., 1977, Geologic map of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, 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.
Smith, A.R., 1965, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Bakersfield sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Matthews, R.A., and Burnett, J.L., 1966, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Fresno sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., and Strand, R.G., 1969, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Los Angeles sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Strand, R.G., 1967, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Mariposa sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Bishop, C.C., 1964, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Needles sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Strand, R.G., and Koenig, J.B., 1966, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Sacramento sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., 1967, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Salton Sea sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., and Burnett, J.L., 1961, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, San Francisco sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Rogers, T.H., 1966, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, San Jose sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Rogers, T.H., 1966, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Santa Ana sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., and Strand, R.G., 1959, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Santa Cruz sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., Burnett, J.L., and Troxel, B.W., 1963, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Trona sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Strand, R.G., 1964, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Weed sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Wagner, D.L., Jennings, C.W., Bedrossian, T.L., and Bortugno, E.J., 1981, Geologic map of the Sacramento quadrangle, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Regional Geologic Map Series, Map 1A, scale 1:250,000.
Wagner, D.L., Bortugno, E.J., and McJunkin, R.D., 1990, Geologic map of the San Francisco-San Jose quadrangle, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Regional Geologic Map Series, Map 5A, 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.
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.
Ross, D.C., 1989, The metamorphic and plutonic rocks of the southernmost Sierra Nevada, California, and their tectonic framework: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1381, 159 p., scale 1:125,000.
Stone, Paul, 1990, Preliminary geologic map of the Blythe 30' by 60' quadrangle, California and Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-497, scale 1:100,000.
Dibblee, T.W., Jr., 1967, Areal geology of the western Mojave Desert, California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 522, 153 p., scale 1:125,000.
Ross, D.C., 1972, Geologic map of the pre-Cenozoic basement rocks, Gabilan Range, Monterey and San Benito Counties, California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-357, scale 1:125,000.
Ross, D.C., 1976, Reconnaissance geologic map of pre-Cenozoic basement rocks, northern Santa Lucia Range, Monterey County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-750, 7 p., scale 1:125,000.
Saleeby, J.B., Goodin, S.E., Sharp, W.D., and Busby, C.J., 1978, Early Mesozoic paleotectonic-paleogeographic reconstruction of the southern Sierra Nevada region, in Howell, D.G., and McDougall, K.A., eds., Mesozoic paleogeography of the western United States: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Pacific Section, Pacific Coast Paleogeography Symposium 2, p. 311-336.
Stone, Paul, Howard, K.A., and Hamilton, Warren, 1983, Correlation of metamorphosed Paleozoic strata of the southeastern Mojave Desert region, California and Arizona: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 94, p. 1135-1147.
Morton, P.K., 1977, Geology and mineral resources of Imperial County, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 7, 104 p., scale 1:125,000.
Geographic coverageAmador - Calaveras - Fresno - Imperial - Inyo - Kern - Los Angeles - Monterey - Riverside - San Benito - San Bernardino - Santa Cruz - Siskiyou - Tulare - Tuolumne

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