NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY

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Prepared in cooperation with the Clark County Regional Flood Control District and the USGS STATEMAP program
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MAP 156 SURFICIAL GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE IVANPAH VALLEY AREA, CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA

SURFICIAL DEPOSITS, HOLOCENE TO MIOCENE
Anthropogenic Features and Deposits Disturbed and modified areas

Old alluvium, undivided (early Pleistocene to late Miocene)

Playa and related deposits

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Playa deposits (latest Holocene to late Pleistocene)

Ancient Surficial Deposits, Pliocene to late Miocene

Playa fringe deposits (Holocene to late Pleistocene)

Ancient alluvium (Pliocene to late Miocene)

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Eolian Deposits

Eolian sand (Holocene to late Pleistocene)

Ancient petrocalcic soil remnants (Pliocene to late Miocene)

Mixed eolian Pleistocene)

sand

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alluvium

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Holocene

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late

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BEDROCK UNITS, MIOCENE TO PROTEROZOIC

Hillslope Deposits

Young sedimentary rocks, undivided (Miocene to Oligocene?)

Colluvium (Holocene to Pleistocene)

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Colluvium and debris fans (Holocene to Pleistocene)

Alluvial deposits

Young volcanic rocks, undivided (late? to middle Miocene)

Young intrusive igneous rocks, undivided (middle Miocene to Cretaceous)

Old sedimentary rocks, undivided (Cretaceous to Cambrian)
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Ancient intrusive and metamorphic rocks, undivided (Proterozoic)

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Young alluvium, undivided (Holocene to late Pleistocene)

Young active alluvium (late Holocene)
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REFERENCES

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Young active alluvium and recently abandoned active alluvial surfaces (Holocene)

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Generalized Geology and 7.5' Quadrangle Index

Young inactive alluvium, (early Holocene to late Pleistocene)

Potosi

Cottonwood Pass

Bird Spring

Sloan

Sloan NE

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Shenandoah Peak

Intermediate alluvium, undivided (late to middle Pleistocene)

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Goodsprings

Jean

Hidden Valley

Sloan SE
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State Line Pass

Roach

McCullough Pass

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Ivanpah Lake

Desert

McCullough Mountain

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Old alluvium, (middle to early Pleistocene)

NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY

MACKAY SCHOOL OF EARTH SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO

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State boundary Powerline 2142m Elevation control point

SURFICIAL GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE IVANPAH VALLEY AREA, CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA
P. Kyle House , Alan R. Ramelli , and Brenda J. Buck
1 Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, University of Nevada, Reno 2 Department of Geoscience, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 1 1 2

Map boundary Interstate highway State highway

2006