Roberts Mountains Formation

a regional stratigraphic study with emphasis on rugose coral distribution
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Geology, Stratigraphic -- Silurian., Geology, Stratigraphic -- Devonian., Rugosa -- Nevada., Rugosa -- California., Geology -- Nevada., Geology -- California., Conodonts -- Nevada., Conodonts -- California., Roberts Mountains Formation (Nev. and


Roberts Mountains Formation (Nev. and Utah), Nevada., Califo

Statementby Charles W. Merriam and Edwin H. McKee, with a section on conodonts by John W. Huddle.
SeriesGeological Survey professional paper ; 973, Geological Survey professional paper ;, 973.
ContributionsMcKee, Edwin H., joint author., Huddle, John Warfield, 1907- joint author.
LC ClassificationsQE661 .M45
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 51 p., 12 leaves of plates :
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Open LibraryOL5016550M
LC Control Number76608307

ROBERTS MOUNTAINS FORMATION. Type Section Information. The Roberts Mountains Formation was designated by Merriam () for the section between the Hanson Creek Formation and Lone Mountain Dolomite, between the north and south forks of Pete Hanson Creek on the west side of the Roberts Mountains.

Roberts Mountains formation is adopted as defined by Merriam (). Type section is informally divided into lower ( ft) and upper ( ft) units. Lower unit composed of medium gray to medium dark and dark slate gray, flaggy, platy, and shaly limestone; upper unit contains more massive and dolomitic beds.

Buy Stratigraphy, petrology, and some fossil data of the Roberts Mountains Formation, North-central Nevada,Geological Survey Professional Paper, P. Formation that has been thrust, generally eastward, over the Scott Canyon and Valmy Formations along the Dewitt thrust, an imbricate thrust related to the Roberts Mountains thrust system (Roberts, ).

The Roberts Mountains allochthon consists of all of the preceding for­ Cited by: Get this from a library.

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The Roberts Mountains Formation: a regional stratigraphic study with emphasis on rugose coral distribution. [Charles Warren Merriam; Edwin H McKee; John Warfield Huddle; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- Study of stratigraphy, facies, and coral distribution in middle Paleozoic Roberts Mountains Formation book and Devonian) limestone belt of central and southwestern Great Basin.

Stratigraphy and Structure of the Roberts Mountains Allochthon - S.C. Finney. The Roberts Mountains allochthon is a thick, structurally complex succession of Cambrian to Devonian largely siliciclastic, basinal strata that are widespread in the north-central Nevada and structurally overlie a relatively shallow-water, coeval, autochthonous, largely carbonate succession.

Silurian-Lower Devonian conodont sequence in the Roberts Mountains Formation of central Nevada. Berkeley: University of California Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Klapper; Michael A Murphy.

The West Leeville deposit occurs at depths of 1, to 2, feet and is hosted by flat-lying, silty limestone of the upper Silurian-Devonian Roberts Mountains Formation. The Roberts Mountains Formation is subdivided into four informal subunits (SDrm ). Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch.

Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, Roberts Mountains Formation book in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more. Antler Orogeny and the Roberts Mountains Thrust. The Late Devonian and Early Mississippian Antler orogeny was the first major tectonic event to affect the passive margin that transected the evaluation area.

It is traced regionally by the Roberts Mountains thrust and its accompanying allochthon. The Vinini Formation is a marine, deep-water, sedimentary deposit of Ordovician to Early Silurian age in Nevada, U.S.A.

It is notable for its highly varied, mainly siliceous composition, its mineral deposits, and controversies surrounding both Roberts Mountains Formation book depositional environment and structural y: United States. Klapper, Gilbert. and Murphy, Michael A.

Silurian-Lower Devonian conodont sequence in the Roberts Mountains Formation of central Nevada / by Gilbert Klapper and M.

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Klapper, Gilbert. The Roberts Mountains thrust and the Roberts Moun­ tains Formation in the lower plate of this thrust seem, therefore, to be particularly favorable places for me­ tallic ore deposits in north-central Nevad"'.

We de­ scribe here four areas within southern Lanrier County where the Roberts Mountains Formation crnps out be­ low the : John Harris Stewart, Edwin H. McKee. Mountain formation is related to plate tectonics.

Folding, faulting, volcanic activity, igneous intrusion and metamorphism are all parts of the orogenic process of mountain building.

[2] The understanding of specific landscape features in terms of the underlying tectonic processes is called tectonic geomorphology, and the study of geologically. The Pipeline & South Pipeline Mines area is located on the southwest side of Crescent Valley about kilometres southwest of Elko. The main alteration evident is argillization and silicification of the host Silurian Roberts Mountains Formation.

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The Piper Formation was named in for rocks exposed near Piper, Montana, on the north side of the Big Snowy Mountains. The Chugwater Formation comprises about feet of red shale, siltstone, and sandstone likely deposited in ephemeral lakes and small streams during the Early Triassic.

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Outcrops of thin-bedded, oil-bearing shales (25 gal/ton) and black cherts of the. Kabukiran ang Roberts Mountains sa Tinipong Bansa. Ang Roberts Mountains nahimutang sa kondado sa Eureka County ug estado sa Nevada, sa sentro nga bahin sa nasod, 3, km sa kasadpan sa ulohang dakbayan Washington, D.C.

Roberts Mountains mihatag alang sa km sa usa ka sidlakan-kasadpan nga direksyon. Ang labing taas nga punto mao ang Roberts Creek Mountain, 3, metros Estado: Nevada.

Roberts Mountain HMAThe animals in the Roberts Mountain HMA vary in color and confirmation, but are generally some of the larger horses within the Shoshone-Eureka Planning Area.

Many of the horses are bay, brown, buckskin and roan in color. There are several paint horses (pinto) in this HMA, in addition to sorrel, dun, white, black, palomino, chestnut and gray.

Roberts Mountain, off Red River Road near Pleasant Bay, just outside the CBH National Park is a fairly short hike but it gets very steep and remains that way to the top, at a small tower on a bare peak with a panoramic view overlooking the ocean, the village of Pleasant Bay and the MacIntosh Brook picnic area.

Volcanic Mountains. Volcanic mountains are formed when there is a small vent in the lithosphere, in the middle of a plate. This allows the hot magma to be pushed up and then cool.

The ash cools. The Roberts Mountains of north-central Nevada is a classic area in which to examine the Roberts Mountains thrust, the thick Cambrian-Devonian section of carbonate-platform rocks of the lower plate.

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from the Roberts Mountains allochthon and is as much as 1, m thick beneath the angular unconfomity that defines its upper limit. The Diamond Range sequence was deposited during mid-Mississippian Roberts Mountains thrusting, and its most proximal part was structurally imbricated and telescoped syndepositionally.

Prior to Carlin mineralization, Roberts Mountains, Wenban, and Horse Canyon Formations were affected by burial diagenesis and low-grade contact metasomatism and metamorphism, producing host rocks composed of calcite, dolomite, and quartz with generally minor dickite, pyrite, chalcopyrite, sphalerite, clinochlore, tremolite, and organic material Cited by: 7.

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So we will discuss each building process separately in the links below. Return Home from Mountain Formation Folded Mountains Fault Block Mountains Volcanic Mountains Dome (Laccoliths).The Plate Tectonic theory explains the formation of Mountains because of folding, faulting, and Convergent Plate Boundaries.

Folding is a fold in a layer of rock and is a type of deformation.