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Devonian and Mississippian stratigraphy of the Swales Mountain area, Elko County, Nevada

Margaret Anne Pendergast

Devonian and Mississippian stratigraphy of the Swales Mountain area, Elko County, Nevada

by Margaret Anne Pendergast

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Written in English

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  • Geology -- Nevada -- Swales Mountain Area.

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    Statementby Margaret Anne Pendergast.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12] 113 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages113
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    Open LibraryOL14212212M

    In North America, where the interval consists primarily of marine limestones, it is treated as a geologic period between the Devonian and the Pennsylvanian. During the Mississippian an important phase of orogeny occurred in the Appalachian Mountains. It is a major rock-building period named for the exposures in the Mississippi Valley region. ms book and mineral company .al. / mississippi stratigraphic framework of east-central california and southern nevada with revision of upper devonian and mississippian stratigraphic units in inyo county, california, , pb, 39 pages, 18 figs., 1 table, 2 appendices, $ 7 / geochemical anomalies in the swales mountain area, elko.

    The standard conodont zonation, which is used to date Devonian rocks and to time eustatic and tectonic events, is shown in Figure Devonian eustatic sea-level curve (Johnson et al., , ; Johnson and Sandberg, ) is reconstructed herein in terms of later conodont biochronology (Sandberg and Ziegler, ) and scaled to fit the latest radiometric time scale (Kaufmann, ).Cited by: Includes bibliographical references. The Cottonwood Canyon Member of the Madison Limestone was deposited mostly in a narrow, northeast-trending fairway in northwest Wyoming and southern Montana during two separate transgressions of the Madison seaway in the Late Devonian (Famennian) and Early Mississippian (Kinderhookian).Author: Blake C. Herber.

    The Devonian-Mississippian transition outcrops of central Texas are here described summarily and assigned to a new stratigraphic unit, the Houy Formation. The beds included are mainly Upper Devonian, but partly Lower Mississippian. Locally a basal fraction may be Middle by: This study focuses on the Spruce Mountain district of northeastern Nevada, a topographically rugged area with >1 km of local relief and complex structure produced by faults with opposing senses of displacement ().Spruce Mountain is ∼30 km east of the Ruby Mountains–East Humboldt Range metamorphic core complex and a few kilometers from the southwestern tip of the adjacent Pequop Mountains ().Cited by: 5.


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Devonian and Mississippian stratigraphy of the Swales Mountain area, Elko County, Nevada by Margaret Anne Pendergast Download PDF EPUB FB2

Devonian and Mississippian stratigraphy of the Swales Mountain area, Elko County, Nevada Public Deposited. Analytics × Add The oldest strata present in the Swales Mountain area are part of the Roberts Mountains allochthon. These include the western-facies Ordovician Vinini Formation and unnamed transitional-facies Devonian : Margaret Anne Pendergast.

Devonian and Mississippian stratigraphy of the Swales Mountain area, Elko County, Nevada. Abstract. Graduation date: The oldest strata present in the Swales Mountain area\ud are part of the Roberts Mountains allochthon.

These include\ud the western-facies Ordovician Vinini Formation and unnamed\ud transitional-facies Devonian. The stratigraphy of the southern Hot Creek Range has not been disrupted by the Roberts Mountains thrust.

The limestones suggest deposition in a deepening marine lithotope as the carbonate shelf edge migrated to the east. Apparently, the Roberts Mountains allochthon progressed no farther east than the Dobbin Summit area in the central Monitor Range. DEVONIAN AND Elko County STRATIGRAPHY OF THE SWALES MOUNTAIN AREA, ELKO COUNTY, NEVADA Abstract approved: Redacted for Privacy The oldest strata present in the Swales Mountain area are part of the Roberts Mountains allochthon.

These include the western-facies Ordovician Vinini Formation and unnamed transitional-facies Devonian limestones. Devonian and Mississippian stratigraphy of the southern Hot Creek Range, Nye County, Nevada. Abstract. Graduation date: Devonian carbonate rocks of the southern Hot Creek Range reflect a shift to the east of the carbonate shelf edge and a progressively deeper-water lithotope from late\ud Early Devonian to early Middle Devonian time.

The Devonian and early Mississippian strata in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin include a wide diversity of shallow-water carbonate and basin filling carbonate, shale and evaporite facies. Of these, the large Devonian platform-reef complexes are the most spectacular.

John P. Graham, "Autochthonous Middle Devonian–Lower Mississippian strata in the southern Hot Creek Range, Nye County, Nevada: Constraints on the placement of the Roberts Mountains thrust", Paleozoic Sequence Stratigraphy, Biostratigraphy, and Biogeography: Studies in Honor of J.

Granville ("Jess") Johnson, Gilbert Klapper, Michael A. Murphy, John A. Talent. the Swales Mountain Area Elko County, Nevada. Geochemical Anomalies in the Swales Mountain Area Elko County, Nevada By K.

Ketner, J. Evans, and T. Hessin G E 0 L 0 G I C A L S U R V E Y C I R C U L A R is Devonian and earliest Mississippian in by: 1.

Petroleum geology of the Devonian and Mississippian black shale of eastern North America Bulletin This bulletin is the result of studies undertaken for the Morgantown Technology Center of the U.S.

Department of Energy. DEVONIAN AND MISSISSIPPIAN ROCKS OF THE NORTHERN ANTELOPE RANGE, EUREKA COUNTY, NEVADA By RICHARD K. HOSE, AUGUSTUS K. ARMSTRONG, ANITA G. HARRIS, and BERNARD L. MAMET1 ABS1RACT Lower through Upper Devonian rocks of the northern Antelope Range, Nev., consist of four formational rank units more than m thick, separated fromCited by: 8.

Madrid, R.J.,Stratigraphy of the Roberts Mountains allochthon in north- Elko county, Nevada. zircon grains from Cambrian through Devonian sandstones of the Roberts Mountains. Paleozoic strata on the Nevada Test Site and surrounding area are affected by the intersection of several important geologic trends, including the early Paleozoic rift margin and the Late Devonian-Early Mississippian Antler orogenic foredeep.

Upper Paleozoic strata are lithologically diverse and include siliciclastic sediments (carbonaceous shale, clean quartzose sands, bedded chert, and chert. Book and Open-File Report Sales U.S. Geological Survey Federal Center, Box Denver, CO Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Hurtubise, D.O.

Stratigraphy and structure of the Seaman Range and Fox Mountain, Lincoln and Nye Counties, Nevada / by Donlon O. Hurtubise and Edward A. du Bray, by: 3. Wireline logs were used to document the stratigraphic framework of Upper Devonian–Mississippian strata in the Arkoma Basin, and maps of high-gamma ray (HGR) log response were used to analyze the spatial distribution of potential source rocks in the Woodford–Chattanooga and Fayetteville–Caney shale-gas systems.

The Woodford–Chattanooga shale is a transgressive deposit that accumulated Cited by: 7. Stratigraphic Nomenclature for the Upper Devonian and Lower Mississippian(P) Kanayut Conglomerate, Brooks Range, Alaska By TOR H.

NILSEN and THOMAS E. MOORE CONTRIBUTIONS TO STRATIGRAPHY U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN A A description and redefinition of the Kanayut Conglomerate in terms of three fluvial membersCited by: reinterpreted in the light of new data from adjacent areas. The Swales Mountain area was mapped by Evans and Ketner ().

Evans assisted in mapping the Elko Hills and Peko Hills. The reports of a large number of paleontologists have been indispensible to the correct interpretation of the stratigraphy and structure of central Elko County. TheseAuthor: Keith Brindley Ketner. Upper Devonian-Mississippian Stratigraphic Sequences in the Distal Antler Foreland of Western Utah and Adjoining Nevada ZtyNJ.

Silberling,1 K.M. Nichols,1 D.L. Macke,1 and Jorg Trappe ABSTRACT Upper Devonian to Mississippian strata in western Utah and adjoining Nevada were deposited in the distal (continentward) part of the Antler foreland.

Devonian and Mississippian rocks and the date of the Roberts Mountains thrust in the Carlin-Pinon Range area, Nevada Bulletin I. FIGURE 1. Generalized stratigraphic column for Upper Devonian and Lower Mississippian rocks in the Cleveland area.

Portions of the section described are bracketed. load and groove casts, articulate brachiopods, plant re-mains, burrows, swaley cross-stratification, and symmet-rical ripple occur in one area along the Cuyahoga Valley. The oldest strata present in the Swales Mountain area are part of the Roberts Mountains allochthon.

These include the western-facies Ordovician Vinini Formation and unnamed transitional-facies Devonian limestones. The Vinini Formation comprises dark cherts and black to brown shales deposited in a deep-water oceanic environment. Devonian and Mississippian Stratigraphy of the Central Part of the Colorado Plateau.

J. Wm. Parker, J. W. Roberts. Abstract. Devonian and Mississippian rocks cover most of the central part of the Colorado Plateau and range in thickness from a few feet in the eastern part to a combined total thickness of approximately feet along the western.Devonian and Mississippian rocks of the northern Antelope Range, Eureka County, Nevada / by: Hose, Richard Kenneth, Published: () Geology of the Railroad mining district Elko County, Nevada / by: Ketner, Keith Brindley,et al.

Published: ().ch. D. Review and revision of the Devonian-Mississippian stratigraphy in the Michigan basin / by R. David Mathews ch. E. Stratigraphy of the Kettle Point Formation (Upper Devonian of Southwestern Ontario, Canada)--Implications for depositional setting and resource potential / by D.J.

Russell.