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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 July 2008
DOI: 10.1130/2008.2438(03)
... The Elder Creek ophiolite, which crops out along the South, Middle, and North Forks of Elder Creek, is the largest exposure of mid-Jurassic Coast Range ophiolite in the northern Coast Ranges of California. The Elder Creek ophiolite contains almost all of the components of a classic ophiolite...
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Figure 2. Geologic sketch map of <b>Elder</b> <b>Creek</b> <b>ophiolite</b> showing sample locat...
Published: 01 May 2005
Figure 2. Geologic sketch map of Elder Creek ophiolite showing sample locations collected and dated for this study (small stars).
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2005
GSA Bulletin (2005) 117 (5-6): 633-653.
...Figure 2. Geologic sketch map of Elder Creek ophiolite showing sample locations collected and dated for this study (small stars). ...
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Series: DNAG, Centennial Field Guides
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-5401-1.279
EISBN: 9780813754079
... Abstract The South Fork of Elder Creek is located on private property about 6 mi (10 km) northwest of Paskenta, Calif. (Fig. 1). To visit this locality it is necessary to call Mr. Les Sutfin (916-824-4628) and arrange to pick up the key to the gate at his home in Corning. From the Paskenta...
Series: DNAG, Centennial Field Guides
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-5401-1.279
EISBN: 9780813754079
... Abstract The South Fork of Elder Creek is located on private property about 6 mi (10 km) northwest of Paskenta, Calif. (Fig. 1). To visit this locality it is necessary to call Mr. Les Sutfin (916-824-4628) and arrange to pick up the key to the gate at his home in Corning. From the Paskenta...
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TABLE 1. COAST RANGE <b>OPHIOLITE</b>: U-PB ZIRCON ISOTOPIC DATA FOR <b>ELDER</b> <b>CREEK</b> A...
Published: 01 May 2005
TABLE 1. COAST RANGE OPHIOLITE: U-PB ZIRCON ISOTOPIC DATA FOR ELDER CREEK AND STONYFORD
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 January 1985
Geology (1985) 13 (1): 35-38.
... Mountain, Llanada, Quinto Creek, and Del Puerto) and parts of the northern CRO (Healdsburg, Elder Creek) are similar to low-K tholeiites and calc-alkaline rocks of the island-arc suite. The thin volcanic sections of these ophiolite remnants suggest formation by intra-arc rifting. In contrast, volcanic...
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Regional geologic map showing locations of <b>Elder</b> <b>Creek</b> terrane sections of ...
in > Geosphere
Published: 01 April 2012
Figure 15. Regional geologic map showing locations of Elder Creek terrane sections of the Coast Range Ophiolite plus Great Valley Sequence offset along the Maacama fault zone. Also shown is location of the Healdsburg terrane, having a distinctively different ophiolite stratigraphy. See Figure 16
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 November 2000
GSA Bulletin (2000) 112 (11): 1703-1723.
... tectonic mechanisms are not required to interpret a forearc that owes much of its present-day bedding architecture to processes coeval with deposition. Thickening of the Great Valley Group stratigraphic section (Valanginian–Turonian) in the hanging walls of the Paskenta, Elder Creek, and Cold Fork fault...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 December 2002
GSA Bulletin (2002) 114 (12): 1520-1534.
... in the Oregon Mountain klippe was identified as the Moffett Creek Formation of the Yreka terrane ( Cashman and Elder, 1996 ). Moffett Creek Formation rocks in the main body of the Yreka terrane consist dominantly of blocks of sandstone or siltstone in a matrix of strongly sheared shale. These rocks contain...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 28 December 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.2540(15)
EISBN: 9780813795409
... Ranges that lie generally east of the Pine Butte, Red Mountain, and Estell Creek faults, and within the USGS geologic maps of the Willows, Covelo, Garberville, and Red Bluff 1:100,000 quadrangles (e.g., Suppe, 1973 ; Worrall, 1981 ; Blake et al., 1988 , 1992 , 1999 ; Jayko et al., 1989...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2005
Mineralogical Magazine (2005) 69 (1): 53-76.
...U. Bağci; O. Parlak; V. Höck Abstract The late Cretaceous Kızıldağ ophiolite forms one of the best exposures of oceanic lithospheric remnants of southern Neotethys to the north of the Arabian promontory in Turkey. The ultramafic to mafic cumulate rocks, displaying variable thickness (ranging...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP287.27
EISBN: 9781862395350
... Fig. 1. Nelson City between Nelson Haven and the eastern ranges drained by the Maitai River (top left) and the Brook (top right). The low conical hills just beyond the city are of Brook Street Volcanics whereas Maitai Group underlies the smoother intermediate hills. The Dun Mountain Ophiolite...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 February 2015
Geosphere (2015) 11 (1): 50-62.
... fault. The Silver Creek fault, as defined by Wentworth et al. (2010) , is the older right-lateral fault that was later locally obscured by the younger Silver Creek thrust in the Yerba Buena Ridge (also known as Coyote Ridge) area. These faults began to dissect a large tabular flat-lying ophiolite...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 April 2017
Geosphere (2017) 13 (2): 269-286.
... of the Evergreen gravity low is characterized by northeast-dipping reverse faults, we interpret the presence of the Great Valley sequence rocks and Coast Range ophiolite extending all the way across the low to the Silver Creek fault to reflect a thrust flap of Mesozoic rocks, rooted to the northeast and lying...
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... are available on the Internet (Stoffer, 2005 ; Elder, 2005 ). The great San Francisco earthquake of 18 April 1906 was generated by rupture of at least 435 km of the northern San Andreas fault (Lawson, 1908 ). The earthquake produced maximum horizontal offsets of 16–20 ft (5–6 m) along the San Andreas fault...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 April 2012
Geosphere (2012) 8 (2): 342-373.
...Figure 15. Regional geologic map showing locations of Elder Creek terrane sections of the Coast Range Ophiolite plus Great Valley Sequence offset along the Maacama fault zone. Also shown is location of the Healdsburg terrane, having a distinctively different ophiolite stratigraphy. See Figure 16...
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Journal Article
Journal: Lithosphere
Published: 01 December 2012
Lithosphere (2012) 4 (6): 484-496.
... al (1981) . SF—San Francisco, SB—Santa Barbara, SAF—San Andreas fault, SNF—Sur-Nacimiento fault. Major Coast Range ophiolite localities (N-S): EC—Elder Creek, SFV—Stonyford (Black Diamond Ridge), DP—Del Puerto Canyon, Ll—Llanada, CR—Cuesta Ridge, PS—Point Sal. The Coast Range orogen...
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MAJOR- AND RARE EARTH ELEMENT ANALYSES OF CALCIC PYROXENE FROM PLUTONIC ROC...
Published: 01 December 2012
TABLE 1. MAJOR- AND RARE EARTH ELEMENT ANALYSES OF CALCIC PYROXENE FROM PLUTONIC ROCKS OF THE ELDER CREEK OPHIOLITE, CALIFORNIA
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2002
GSA Bulletin (2002) 114 (1): 109-123.
... the Coast Range ophiolite plagiogranites at 165–153 Ma. Plagiogranites from the Point Sal remnant are as old as 173– 165 Ma ( Mattinson and Hopson, 1992 ). In the nearby Elder Creek ophiolite remnant, McDowell et al. (1984) reported ages of 166 to 143 Ma from hornblende-bearing gabbros. The Round...
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