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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 July 2008
DOI: 10.1130/2008.442(01)
... Newly recognized cyclomedusoid fossils in the Antelope Mountain Quartzite confirm that it is latest Neoproterozoic (Ediacaran) in age. Biogeographic affinities of the cyclomedusoid fossils suggest that the Yreka subterrane and its close associate, the Trinity subterrane, formed after...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-2347-7.119
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2008
GSA Bulletin (2008) 120 (1-2): 179–194.
.... The lithic-feldspathic mineralogy indicates a transitional-continental-block provenance ( Dickinson et al., 1982 ). Similarities in age spectra suggest that the probable source of these distinctive olistostromal blocks in the Eastern Hayfork terrane was the Antelope Mountain Quartzite, an allochthonous...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1130/2006.2410(20)
... overlies the Trinity terrane, which also includes Vendian rocks. The Yreka terrane is a polygenetic stack of sedimentary and metasedimentary thrust sheets consisting of the Vendian Antelope Mountain Quartzite, Siluro-Devonian turbidites (trench fill), lower Paleozoic mélanges (accretionary complexes...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1130/2014.0036(01)
EISBN: 9780813756363
... Abstract The Lagerstätte at Ashfall Fossil Beds—the result of supervolcanic eruption—preserves a mass-death assemblage of articulated skeletons of reptiles, birds, and mammals in a 3-m-thick pure volcanic ash near the base of the Cap Rock Member of the Ash Hollow Formation in Antelope County...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1984
AAPG Bulletin (1984) 68 (7): 948.
...Tad W. Schirmer ABSTRACT The Precambrian Farmington Canyon complex crops out in the Wasatch Mountains between Ogden and Bountiful, Utah. Additional exposures are present at Durst Mountain and at Antelope Island. East of Ogden, between Ogden Canyon and Strongs Canyon, the Farmington Canyon complex...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1964
AAPG Bulletin (1964) 48 (1): 40–56.
... Formation, Bonanza King Formation, Dunderberg Shale, Nopah Formation (restricted), Lower Pogonip Group undifferentiated (which includes the Goodwin Limestone and Ninemile Formation), Antelope Valley Limestone, Eureka Quartzite, Ely Springs Dolomite, Undifferentiated Silurian rocks, Nevada Formation...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1970
AAPG Bulletin (1970) 54 (2): 275–284.
... (Roberts Mountains Formation) overlie the Antelope Valley with regional disconformity. Devonian corals are present in a massively bedded limestone overlying the Masket in one locality. A Tertiary conglomerate preserves boulders of coralline limestone and chert pebbles of the Carboniferous Wildcat Peak...
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Published: 01 December 1966
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1966) 14 (4): 600–601.
...B. S. Norford ABSTRACT Stratigraphic nomenclature is revised for Middle Ordovician, Upper Ordovician, and Silurian rocks of the southern Rocky Mountains of Canada. Lower Ordovician stratigraphy is briefly reviewed. The names Glenogle Shales, Mount Wilson Quartzite, and Skoki Formation are retained...
Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-0002-7.279
EISBN: 9780813756028
... section of the Ordovician to Devonian strata of the lower plate. The succession, first described in detail by Merriam (1940 ; Merriam and Anderson, 1942 ), begins with the upper part of the Middle Ordovician Antelope Valley Limestone. The prominent cliff-forming Eureka Quartzite overlies the Antelope...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1972
AAPG Bulletin (1972) 56 (8): 1370–1401.
..., thin- to thick-bedded micritic limestone with interbeds of argillite and fine-grained sandstone; (3) the Upper Mississippian Scorpion Mountain Formation consisting of 3,625 ft of medium-gray, thick- to very thickbedded, chert-quartzite-argillite pebble conglomerate with interbedded quartzite; (4...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1962
AAPG Bulletin (1962) 46 (3): 289–343.
... Precambrian and are here named the McCoy Creek Group. This group is overlain concordantly but with sharp boundary by Lower Cambrian Prospect Mountain Quartzite (Restricted). The lower part contains minor marble and, in the Deep Creek Range, tillitic schists. The base is not exposed. Regional metamorphism...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-0002-7.301
EISBN: 9780813756028
... collections made in central Nevada by geologists and paleontologists of the U.S. Geological Survey in the Antelope, Monitor, and Toquima ranges west of Eureka, Nevada, and in the Ranger Mountains in southern Nevada as well as collections he made himself during visits to each of these localities. The Lower...
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 22 November 2017
Geosphere (2018) 14 (1): 115–140.
... radially away from the crest of the Uinta Mountains. To the north of the Uinta Mountains, these rivers joined a mainstem river in southwestern Wyoming represented by the Bishop Conglomerate Firehole Canyon (FC) facies. This facies consists of rounded cobble- to pebble-sized quartzite clasts with minor...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1969
AAPG Bulletin (1969) 53 (2): 421–429.
... part of the Roberts Mountains thrust, and covers an area of approximately 20 sq mi. The strata within the window resemble, and are correlated with, rocks exposed farther south in the central part of the Toquima Range and on the east in the Antelope Valley region. 1 Manuscript received, April...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1958
AAPG Bulletin (1958) 42 (10): 2335–2377.
..., of the Watson Ranch tongue of the Swan Peak quartzite, and of the Crystal Peak dolomite are at or near Ibex, in Utah, and the type sections of the Eureka quartzite and underlying Copenhagen formation are at Lone Mountain and Antelope Valley, respectively, in Nevada. The Pogonip limestones are recognized...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1966
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1966) 14 (4): 579–599.
... in Newfoundland are exposed. Two main paleotectonic belts in the Cordillera are an eastern, non-volcanic (miogeosynclinal) belt 300 miles wide, dominantly of carbonates overlying Lower Cambrian quartzites laid on a basement of subsiding swales and swells, and a western belt in which intermediate stratigraphic...
Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs, Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1144/M36.38
EISBN: 9781862394117
... member of the Pocatello Fm. and Brigham Group in southeastern Idaho, to the Kelley Canyon Fm. and Brigham Group in northern and western Utah, and to the McCoy Creek Group and Prospect Mountain Quartzite in adjacent Nevada. Although the Brigham Group and correlative deposits contain no direct evidence...
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Journal Article
Published: 17 November 2004
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2004) 41 (11): 1319–1328.
.... The lithologic makeup of the Wood Mountain Formation is, in general, similar to the Cypress Hills Formation ( Vonhof 1969 ), and consequently, the provenance of the latter, described by ( Leckie and Cheel 1989 ), is ascribed here to the Wood Mountain Formation. Quartzite, chert, and other sedimentary clasts had...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1943
AAPG Bulletin (1943) 27 (6): 854–861.
...R. M. Larsen ABSTRACT Drilling activities in the Rocky Mountain region on the basis of wells making footage were 83 per cent in number and made 87 per cent of the footage of 1941. Oil and gas production increased about 8 per cent. Discoveries in Wyoming were more important than any since 1938...