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Olinghouse District (White Horse District), Pah Rah Range (Pah Rah Mts), Washoe Co., Nevada, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 38' 55'' North , 119° 25' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.64849,-119.41770
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


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Miocene - Oligocene
5.333 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 2954264
Andesite and basalt flows

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 33.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Mizpah Trachyte; Malpais Basalt; Rabbit Spring Formation; Mira Basalt

Description: Generally poorly age constrained. This unit includes rocks originally mapped as the Pyramid sequence in Washoe County, the Mizpah Trachyte in Nye County, the Malpais Basalt, Rabbit Spring Formation, and Mira Basalt in Esmeralda County, and many other poorly dated unnamed basaltic and andesitic rocks around the State. It corresponds to unit Tba on the 1978 State map.

Lithology: Major:{andesite,basalt}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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References

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Rocks and Minerals, (1989): 64: 397-403.
Castor, S.B. and Ferdock, G.C. (2004), Minerals of Nevada, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Special Publication 31.
Rocks & Minerals (2004): 79(1): 44-54.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10198320.

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