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Neary Ranch, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 57' 51'' North , 122° 2' 2'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.96444,-122.03389
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


A clay occurrence located in the NW¼ sec. 24, T11S, R2W, MDM, 1.1 km (0.7 mile; 3,700 feet) SSW of Santa Cruz center on 40 level acres of marshland (Neary Lagoon), W of the Southern Pacific depot. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.

Local rocks include Quaternary alluvium and marine deposits.



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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2220297
Basin deposits

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Unconsolidated, plastic, silty clay and clay rich in organic material. Locally contain interbedded thin layers of silt and silty sand. Deposited in a variety of environments including estuaries, lagoons, marsh-filled sloughs, flood basins, and lakes. Thickness highly variable; may be as much as 90 ft thick underlying some sloughs

Reference: Brabb, E.E. (compiler), S. Graham, C. Wentworth, D. Knifong, R. Graymer and J. Blissenbach (digitizers). Geologic map of Santa Cruz County, CA: a digital database. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-489. [39]

Holocene - Pliocene
0 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 2892316
Quaternary alluvium and marine deposits

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 5.333 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Temescal Formation; Modesto Formation; Victor Formation; Alameda Formation; Aromas Red Sands; Bautista Beds; Brawley Formation; Borrego Formation; Burnt Canyon Breccia; Cabezon Fanglomerate; Campus Formation; Casitas Formation; Chemehuevi Formation; Corcoran Clay; Cushenbury Springs Formation; Dos Picachos Gravels; Dripping Springs Formation; Frazier Mountain Formation; Friant Formation; Harold Formation; Heights Fanglomerate; Hookton Formation (part); Huichica Formation; La Habra Formation; Manix Lake Beds; Mohawk Lake Beds; Montezuma Formation; Nadeau Gravel; Ocotillo Conglomerate; Orcutt Formation; Pacoima Formation; Pauba Formation; Peckham Formation; Pinto Formation; Resting Springs Formation; Riverbank Formation; Rohnerville Formation; San Dimas Formation; Shoemaker Gravel; Temecula Arkose; Battery Formation; Bay Point Formation; Colma Formation; Lindavista Formation; Lomita Marl; Merritt Sand; Millerton Formation; Palos Verdes Sand; San Pedro Formation; Sweitzer Formation; Timms Point Silt

Description: Alluvium, lake, playa, and terrace deposits; unconsolidated and semi-consolidated. Mostly nonmarine, but includes marine deposits near the coast.

Lithology: Major:{coarse alluvium}, Minor:{fine alluvium}

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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Hubbard, Henry G. (1943), Mines and mineral resources of Santa Cruz County: California Journal of Mines and Geology; California Division Mines (Report 39): 39(1): 39.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10165202.
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): file #0060870039.

 
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