Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||33° 10' 49'' North , 116° 46' 6'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||33.1802777778, -116.768333333|
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|Cretaceous66 - 145 Ma||Cretaceous plutonic: mafic rocks|
Plutonic: mafic rocks
|Cretaceous66 - 145 Ma||Cretaceous plutonic rocks|
Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.
|Late Cretaceous - Paleoproterozoic66 - 2500 Ma||pre-Cenozoic granitic and metamorphic rocks undivided|
Granitic and metamorphic rocks, mostly gneiss and other metamorphic rocks injected by granitic rocks. Mesozoic to Precambrian.
Southern California, Mojave Desert, Sierra Nevada, central California Coast Ranges
References for regional geology:
Data provided by Macrostrat.org
Garrity, C.P., and Soller, D.R.,. Database of the Geologic Map of North America: adapted from the map by J.C. Reed, Jr. and others (2005). U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 424 .
USGS compilers. State geologic map data. State Maps.
Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.
13 valid minerals.
Localities in this Region
- San Diego Co.
- Mesa Grande District
- San Diego Co.