Branch J. Russell, Myrl E. Beck, Russell F. Burmester, R. C. Speed; Cretaceous magnetizations in northwestern Nevada and tectonic implications. Geology ; 10 (8): 423–428. doi: https://doi.org/10.1130/0091-7613(1982)10<423:CMINNA>2.0.CO;2
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Paleozoic and Mesozoic arc-related rocks of the Black Rock Desert region of northwestern Nevada have acquired a very stable postfolding secondary magnetization, probably in Late Cretaceous time. The remagnetization, which appears to be of regional extent, probably accompanied emplacement of granitic plutons in a northeast-trending belt across northwestern Nevada near the end of Mesozoic time. The region has experienced no appreciable tectonic rotation since that time.