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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 1964
Journal of Paleontology (1964) 38 (2): 401-405.
...B. C. Burchfiel Abstract The contact between the Lower Miocene Vaqueros Sandstone and the Oligocene San Lorenzo Formation in the Bear Creek area as mapped by Branner (1909) is shown to be in error as it was placed in a higher stratigraphic position than at the San Lorenzo type section a few miles...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1962
GSA Bulletin (1962) 73 (2): 267-272.
...G. C GRENDER Abstract Calcareous sandstone lenses in the Oligocene Alegria formation resemble the overlying lower Miocene Vaqueros sandstone. These lenses are remnants of the late Oligocene shore line, and the Vaqueros consists of sand and gravel that accumulated along this shore line during...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1963
Micropaleontology (1963) 9 (2): 117-170.
... bathyal deposits with an abundance of turbidites. A major middle Tertiary basinal cycle commenced in the Oligocene with the alluvial fan deposits of the Sespe Formation, giving way to middle bathyal deposits with turbidites in the upper Vaqueros Sandstone and Richon Shale formations, and finally to deeper...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1989
GSA Bulletin (1989) 101 (5): 711-730.
... by sediment derived from nearby subaerial uplifts of Franciscan and granitic basement. One of these deep-sea fans, represented by the Temblor Formation of the southern Temblor Range and the Vaqueros Sandstone of the central Santa Cruz Mountains, apparently has been displaced about 315 to 320 km by post-early...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1964
AAPG Bulletin (1964) 48 (5): 670-679.
... California. Subdivided, the older Twobar Shale Member appears to have been deposited slowly in a bathyal open-sea environment, the younger Rices Mudstone Member rapidly in a restricted basin. Most of the so-called characteristic mollusks are from the Rices Mudstone Member of overlying Vaqueros Sandstone...
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 1978
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1978) 48 (1): 75-98.
... that average 2.5 m thick. The conglomerate facies consists of reddish muddy conglomerate to pebbly mudstone and interbedded sandstone. Transgressive marine strata overlying the Simmler, and laterally equivalent to its uppermost part, are included in the Vaqueros Formation of late Oligocene to early Miocene age...
Journal Article
Published: 15 August 1994
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1994) 64 (3b): 380-391.
...Catherine A. Rigsby Abstract Coarse, matrix-supported conglomerates, an abundant invertebrate faunal assemblage, and large vertical burrows record high-energy nearshore deposition in the Vaqueros Formation of the westernmost Santa Ynez Mountains. These strata document the effect of Late Oligocene...
Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1306/M60585C27
EISBN: 9781629810928
... Rock Sandstone Member of the Vaqueros Formation along a structural trend parallel to the Russell fault, which was active from 23 to 5 Ma. A major fold and thrust belt beginning about 3 Ma formed the Caliente and Sierra Madre ranges and partially obscures the Miocene extensional basin. Stable carbon...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 28 December 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.2540(20)
EISBN: 9780813795409
...), the Sespe Formation records the reversal of this process and the re-establishment of local sediment sources by Middle Miocene time. In contrast to underlying dominantly marine strata, the Sespe Formation primarily consists of alluvial/fluvial and deltaic sandstone and conglomerate, which represent terminal...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1967
GSA Bulletin (1967) 78 (5): 559-582.
... demessa from this Upper Cretaceous formation dates the sequence of sandstone, siltstone, and conglomerate west of the Nacimiento fault as middle Coniacian to uppermost Campanian. The early Tertiary (i.e., Zemorrian to Relizian) marine Vaqueros, Rincon, and Point Sal Formations are thin and discontinuous...
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1949
Journal of Paleontology (1949) 23 (5): 473-478.
...Kiyoshi Asano Abstract A foraminiferal assemblage from sandstones of the Asagai formation, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, includes species closely related to characteristic species of the fauna of the Vaqueros formation, Simi valley, California, and the Asagai formation is accordingly assigned...
Journal Article
Published: 22 June 2016
Scottish Journal of Geology (2016) 52 (1): 11-17.
... the terrane, a Central Belt consists of repeated structural tracts in which Ordovician–Silurian mudstone and sandstone (Moffat Shale Group) are overlain by Silurian greywacke (Gala Group). A Moffat Shale Group sandstone and Gala Group greywacke sandstones from Co. Monaghan, Ireland were sampled in order...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 20 December 2017
Geosphere (2017) 14 (1): 325-342.
.... The ages from two Cambrian fluvial-marginal marine sandstone and six Pennsylvanian deltaic-fluvial sandstone samples span from Archean to early Paleozoic time. In the Cambrian sandstones, 80% of zircons are of Mesoproterozoic age (1.451–1.325 Ga) and 18% are of Grenvillian age. The high abundance...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 2011
AAPG Bulletin (2011) 95 (8): 1295-1320.
...David G. Lowe; Paul J. Sylvester; Michael E. Enachescu Abstract Upper Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous synrift sandstones from two industry exploratory wells in the Flemish Pass Basin were studied for provenance using heavy mineral proxies. These sandstones were deposited during the North Atlantic...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2014
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2014) 84 (10): 910-934.
... along a restraining bend caused up to 95° clockwise vertical-axis rotation ( Kamerling and Luyendyk 1985 ; Luyendyk 1991 ) and was accompanied by extension on both sides of the rotating crustal blocks. The Vaqueros Sandstone, Rincon Shale, and Monterey Formation accumulated as basin-plain, slope, bank...
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Journal Article
Published: 10 November 2011
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2011) 48 (12): 1561-1580.
... siltstone and very fine sandstone, interbedded with conglomerate. The latter are interpreted to have shed from older volcanic units forming the basin walls. The near-shore lacustrine association is characterized by rippled sandstone with microbialites. Alluvial strata include interbedded imbricate...
Journal Article
Published: 19 December 2011
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2011) 49 (1): 207-221.
... associated with the peri-Gondwanan terrane Ganderia (Exploits subzone). Sandstones and conglomerates of the Badger Group were deposited on the Exploits subzone, southeast of the Red Indian line, from Late Ordovician (Katian) to early Silurian (Llandovery) time. Two samples were collected from the base...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2015
Journal of the Geological Society (2015) 172 (4): 465-478.
...-poor fine-grained (siltstone to mudstone) sediments are an extremely valuable indicator for distal sources and favourably complement zircon-rich coarser sandstone in provenance analysis. Supplementary material: Results of LA-ICP-MS and SIMS U–Pb–Hf analyses of zircons with details of analytical methods...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2011
Journal of the Geological Society (2011) 168 (1): 83-98.
...John W.F. Waldron; David I. Schofield; Chris E. White; Sandra M. Barr Abstract: The Meguma Terrane of Nova Scotia and the Harlech Dome of North Wales preserve similar sedimentary successions of Cambrian age. Both successions comprise a thick succession of early Cambrian sandstone turbidites...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2001
Journal of the Geological Society (2001) 158 (2): 243-251.
...BRENT V. MILLER; SCOTT D. SAMSON; RICHARD S. D’LEMOS Abstract Uranium–lead dates for single and small multiple grain zircon separates are presented for the main geological units from Jersey, British Channel Islands. A turbiditic sandstone from the Jersey Shale Formation (Brioverian Supergroup...
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