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Late Jurassic ammonites from the western Sierra Nevada, California

Ralph Willard Imlay

Late Jurassic ammonites from the western Sierra Nevada, California

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Published by U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ammonoidea.,
  • Paleontology -- Jurassic.,
  • Paleontology -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ralph W. Imlay.
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey professional paper -- 374-D, Shorter contributions to general geology
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20601547M

    Plate 1, Geologic map and section of the southern part of the western Sierra Nevada metamorphic belt, accompanies this paper. (click on image for a PDF version) The Paleozoic rocks, which are entirely east of the Melones fault zone in the area of plate 1, are all included in the Calaveras formation. Paleontology in Nevada refers to paleontological research occurring within or conducted by people from the U.S. state of has a rich fossil record of plants and animal life spanning the past million years of time. The earliest fossils from the state are from Esmeralda County, and are Late Proterozoic in age and represent reefs of photosynthesizing blue-green algae, amongst.


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LATE JURASSIC AMMONITES FROM THE WESTERN SIERRA NEVADA, CALIFORNIA By RALPH W. IMLAY ABSTRACT The ammonites from the Jurassic strata in the western part of the Sierra Nevada represent the Callovian, Oxfordian, and the lower part of the Kimmeridgian stages of the Upper by: Late Jurassic ammonites from the western Sierra Nevada, California (Geological Survey) [Ralph Willard Imlay] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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[Ralph W Imlay; United States. Department of the Interior.; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- "Ammonites furnish correlations with Jurassic rocks elsewhere on the Pacific coast and with the standard European stages.". Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

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You can add this item to your watch list to. After emplacement of the Northern Sierra terrane and Feather River terrane, the system was dominated by arc volcanism and accretion.

The entire Sierra Nevada Foothills metamorphic belt was likely accreted to the margin by the Late Jurassic. The Sierra Nevada Foothills comprise units that appear to be correlative with those in the Klamath Mountains.

Click on the images for larger pictures. Left to right: (1) A complete ammonite (an extinct order of cephalopod), called scientifically Psiloceras pacificum from the lower Jurassic Sunrise Formation, Ammonite Canyon, Nevada.

It is from the Hettangian Stage of the early Jurassic. General Information. Title: Late Jurassic ammonites from the western Sierra Nevada, California Author(s): Imlay, R.W. Publishing Organization: U.S. Geological Survey Series and Number: Professional Paper D [p.D1-D30] Larger Work: Shorter contributions to general geology, Publication Date: Map Scale:Cross Section: None.

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Late Jurassic Ammonites From the Western Sierra Nevada, California (eBook): Imlay, Ralph W. The Sierra Nevada and Peninsular Ranges batholith record high-flux events in the Late Triassic, Late Jurassic, and Late Cretaceous (Paterson and Ducea, ).

Arc magmatism ceased during the Late Cretaceous as a result of low-angle to flat-slab subduction of the Farallon Plate. "Late Paleozoic tectonic assembly of the Sierra Nevada prebatholithic framework and western Laurentian provenance links based on synthesized detrital zircon geochronology", Tectonics, Sedimentary Basins, and Provenance: A Celebration of the Career of William R.

Dickinson, Raymond V. Ingersoll, Timothy F. Lawton, Stephan A. Graham. Northern Sierra terrane. Jurassic ammonites and the pelecypod Buchia concentrica occur in both the Galice Formation of the western Klamath Mountains and the Mariposa Formation of the western Sierra Nevada.

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For comparison, time-correlated stratigraphic columns are shown for the Triassic section in Mineral King pendant, southern Sierra Nevada (Busby-Spera,; Saleeby and Busby, ), and Late Triassic sections in the Wassuk Range and Yerington District, western Nevada, from Proffett and Dilles ().

Ellipses within columns locate. The most recent major phase of accretion in northern California took place during the late Jurassic and earliest Cretaceous, during which time, rocks of the Northern Coast Range were attached (see map at right).

These terranes are parts of oceanic arc complexes that probably formed close to the western North American coast. Late Jurassic ammonites from the western Sierra Nevada, California. Book. Directions of natural remanent magnetization (NRM) have been determined at thirteen sites in two intrusive igneous bodies in the western Sierra Nevada, California.

Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous potassium‐argon ages of these rocks are: Guadalupe Mountains igneous complex, m.y., and diorite of the Bucks batholith, to m.y. Normal. The Morrison Formation is a distinctive sequence of Upper Jurassic sedimentary rock found in the western United States which has been the most fertile source of dinosaur fossils in North is composed of mudstone, sandstone, siltstone, and limestone and is light gray, greenish gray, or red.

Most of the fossils occur in the green siltstone beds and lower sandstones, relics of the. Jurassic Period - Jurassic Period - Jurassic geology: Jurassic igneous rocks have yielded uranium and gold in the Sierra Nevada range of North America, including placer deposits that were mined during the California Gold Rush of the mids.

Some of the diamonds in Siberia were emplaced during Jurassic times. The shallow seas inundating Jurassic continents allowed for extensive deposition of.

Terranes, early faults, and pre-Late Jurassic amalgamation of the western Sierra Nevada metamorphic belt, California. Contrasting early and late Mesozoic petrotectonic evolution of northern California.

Late Jurassic ammonites from the western Sierra Nevada, California. United States Geologic Survey Professional Paper, D, 30 p. State Fossil: Shonisaurus popularis This large ichthyosaur hunted fish, ammonites, and probably smaller ichthyosaurs around the large, shallow sea off western North America during the Triassic (~ million years ago).

Abundant remains of these marine reptiles have been found near the ghost town of Berlin in southwest Nevada. Request PDF | Late Triassic rift tectonics at the northernmost Andean margin (Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta) | Break-up of western Pangaea initiated a back-arc type tectonic setting along the.

Petrologic and structural studies in the northwestern Sierra Nevada, California,Professional Paper A-C Late Jurassic ammonites from Alaska,Professional Paper Sierra Nevada acts as an orographic buffer limiting precipitation. Finally, there is the tectonic setting and the fortuitous location at the western margin of the Basin and Range and the eastern edge of the Eastern California Shear Zone (ECSZ).

The Owens Valley trends nearly north-south for a distance of kilometers. It ranges in. Age ranges from Callovian to late Oxfordian or early Kimmeridgian based on ammonites [identified by R.W. Imlay, written commun., (USGS Preliminary Report on Referred Fossils MD, )].

[Callovian in this report included in Late Jurassic (Arkell, ) [?Jurassic geology of the world].]. Late Cretaceous palaeogeography of western North America was dominated by three tectonic belts that extended virtually the length of the Cordillera: (1) an Andean-type volcanic–plutonic magmatic arc on the west (i.e., Cordilleran Magmatic Arc), (2) a thin-skinned fold-and-thrust belt on the east (initiated in mid-Cretaceous time), and (3) a hinterland (zone of metamorphism, magmatism, and.

Groundwater quality in the southern Sierra Nevada, California by: Fram, Miranda S. Published: () Late Jurassic ammonites from the western Sierra Nevada, California / by: Imlay, Ralph W.

Published: (). Fossil cephalopod expert Ralph Imlay documented ammonites from the Sierran late Jurassic Mariposa Formation in United States Geological Survey Professional Paper D, "Late Jurassic Ammonites From the Western Sierra Nevada, California." In the vicinity of Convict Lake, on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada, is an unsual roof-pendant.

The huge Late Jurassic plutons now recognized as the Sierra Nevada, Southern California, Idaho, and Coast Range batholiths were formed by the _____ Orogeny.

Movements of the North American and Farallon plates caused the western margin of the United States to change from a transform fault boundary to a subduction zone.

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I C Jurassic (bathonian or early Callovian) ammonites from Alaska and montana I D Late Jurassic ammonites from the western sierra Nevada, California I E Reconnaissance geology between lake mead and Davis dam Arizona-Nevada I F Glyptagnostus and associated trilobites in the united states.

The Sierra Nevada (/ s i ˌ ɛr ə n ɪ ˈ v æ d ə,-ˈ v ɑː d ə /) is a mountain range in the Western United States, between the Central Valley of California and the Great vast majority of the range lies in the state of California, although the Carson Range spur lies primarily in Sierra Nevada is part of the American Cordillera, an almost continuous chain of mountain.

Quartz-Tourmaline Veins in the Northern Sierra Nevada Area Summer Tourmaline-bearing quartz veins and replacement deposits, commonly copper- and gold-bearing, are found in unusual concentration in northwestern Nevada and adjacent northeastern California in Triassic and Jurassic arc rocks and in the Cretaceous plutons that intrude them.

The Mariposa formation is a deposit that formed on the bottom of a deep sea off the coast of California in Jurassic time. The shoreline lay east of where it is today, and the Sierra Nevada was a different place: a series of active volcanoes led to a coastal forest.

Dinosaurs, pterosaurs, and primitive mammals roamed the forests and floodplains. Jurassic Period, second of three periods of the Mesozoic Era. Extending from million to million years ago, the Jurassic was a time of global change in the continents, oceanographic patterns, and biological systems.

On land, dinosaurs and flying pterosaurs dominated, and birds made their first appearance. Material. -- Specimens WSAD, WSAE, WSAF, and WSAG, from the early Late Albian of Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico.

Remarks. -- Although all are fragmental, these ammonites from Sierra Mojada appear to be quite close to Hysteroceras varicosum (J.

de C. Sowerby, ), and are probably conspecific with it.