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Figure 2. Locality map of Arrow Canyon Range, <b>southeastern</b> <b>Nevada</b>. A: Locat...
in > Geology
Published: 01 February 2003
Figure 2. Locality map of Arrow Canyon Range, southeastern Nevada. A: Location of three measured sections sampled for δ 13 C. B: Simplified geologic map of Arrow Canyon showing location of thick Carboniferous section ( Cassity and Langenheim, 1966 ) (SR—state road).
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.1130/2010.2463(12)
... Three major low-angle normal faults in the eastern Lake Mead area, Nevada and Arizona, are segments of a regional, 55-km-long, detachment fault. This fault, the South Virgin–White Hills detachment, consists of the Lakeside Mine, Salt Spring, and Cyclopic Mine fault segments. All three segments...
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 June 2015
Geosphere (2015) 11 (3): 850-867.
... and southeastern Nevada (USA). The region is host to three major low-angle structures, the Castle Cliffs, Tule Springs, and Mormon Peak detachments, the origin and role of which in regional extension are vigorously debated. We analyzed 36 samples collected from Precambrian basement gneisses and Paleozoic...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2008
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2008) 78 (9): 608-623.
...Jennifer L. Aschoff; James G. Schmitt Abstract Two syntectonic unconformity types are recognized in nonmarine Upper Cretaceous growth strata adjacent to the Willow Tank thrust in southeastern Nevada, U.S.A. Unconformities with larger angular discordance (6–90°, "traditional-type") developed when...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2003
Journal of Paleontology (2003) 77 (2): 331-359.
... ) and final contribution on the taxonomy of early Middle Cambrian trilobites of the Pioche Shale within the type region of eastern Nevada and equivalent-age faunas from the Carrara Formation in the northern Groom Range, central Nevada ( Fig. 1 ). Seventeen genera and 35 species of trilobites occur within...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2000
Journal of Paleontology (2000) 74 (4): 604-630.
...Frederick A. Sundberg; Linda B. McCollum Abstract Twelve ptychopariid species assigned to five genera occur in the Lower-Middle Cambrian boundary interval, Pioche Shale, eastern Nevada. New taxa include one genus, Eokochaspis, and seven species, Eokochaspis nodosa, E. delamarensis, E. metalaspis, E...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-0002-7.117
EISBN: 9780813756028
... disproportionately large amounts of detritus relative to carbonate bedrock. Eolian processes, vegetation, and present climate distinctions are of lesser importance in this setting. This is even expressed in the regional topography of southeastern Nevada. The large swath of landscape underlain by the Cane Springs...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1998
Journal of Paleontology (1998) 72 (5): 864-887.
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-2323-X.149
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-2323-X.181
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1993
GSA Bulletin (1993) 105 (4): 501-520.
...ROBERT G. BOHANNON; JOHN A. GROW; JOHN J. MILLER; RICHARD H. BLANK, JR. Abstract Virgin River depression is a Neogene basin, with a surface area that exceeds 1,500 km 2 in the Basin and Range structural province of south-eastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona. The depression formed within...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 October 1991
Geology (1991) 19 (10): 1013-1016.
...P. G. Fitzgerald; J. E. Fryxell; B. P. Wernicke Abstract The Gold Butte block of southeastern Nevada appears to be a cross section through the upper ∼17 km of Colorado Plateau crust, tilted eastward and tectonically denuded via top-to-the-west normal faulting in Tertiary time. The east side...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 May 1991
Geology (1991) 19 (5): 485-488.
...David J. Campagna; Atilla Aydin Abstract The Echo Hills is a distinctive area of tectonic uplift and shortening located at a right step in the left-lateral Bitter Spring Valley fault of the late Tertiary Lake Mead fault system, Nevada. The fundamental internal structure of the Echo Hills...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1991
GSA Bulletin (1991) 103 (1): 48-55.
...W. H. DIGUISEPPI; J. M. BARTLEY Abstract Observations from southern White River Valley, southeastern Nevada, shed light on sediment dispersal and geomorphic development during and after extensional faulting that formed the valley. Fine-grained lacustrine and alluvial sediments of the late Neogene...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.1130/MEM176-p155
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1977
GSA Bulletin (1977) 88 (11): 1667-1677.
...WILLIAM G. BROCK; TERRY ENGELDER Abstract The Muddy Mountain overthrust, exposed in the Buffington window, southeastern Nevada, consists of a Paleozoic carbonate sheet thrust over Mesozoic Aztec Sandstone, with a molasse filling topographic lows. Evidence suggests that the thrust sheet moved across...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1971
GSA Bulletin (1971) 82 (12): 3529-3532.
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1971
GSA Bulletin (1971) 82 (12): 3533-3536.
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1971
GSA Bulletin (1971) 82 (5): 1293-1304.
...THOMAS T TIEH; EARL COOK Abstract In southern Lincoln County, Nevada, carbonate-rich dikes ranging in width from a few inches to about 40 ft intrude rhyolitic ignimbrites of the late Tertiary Kane Wash Formation. In the cryptocrystalline calcite matrix that forms 40 to 55 percent of the rock...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1971
GSA Bulletin (1971) 82 (1): 43-58.
...R. ERNEST ANDERSON Abstract Volcanic rocks of late Tertiary age, aggregating about 17,000 ft, accumulated on a surface of low relief cut on Precambrian rocks in the Basin and Range province south of Lake Mead, in Nevada and Arizona. They consist mostly of lava and flow breccia of intermediate...