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  • Usage in publication:
    • Auld Lang Syne Group*
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Shale
    • Sandstone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Great Basin province
Publication:

Burke, D.B., and Silberling, N.J., 1973, The Auld Lang Syne Group, of Late Triassic and Jurassic(?) age, north-central Nevada, IN Contributions to stratigraphy: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1394-E, p. E1-E14.


Summary:

Named for Auld Lang Syne Peak. Type section is section in north part of East Range from SW/4 sec. 32 T23N R37E to sec. 24-23 T34N R36E, Rose Creek 7.5' quad, Pershing Co., NV. Reference section at sec. 6 T40N R39E to sec. 7 T41N R38E, south Santa Rosa Range, Paradise Valley 15' quad, Humboldt Co., NV. Consists of (ascending): previously defined Grass Valley, Osobb, Dun Glen, Winnemucca, O'Neill, Raspberry, Singas, Andorno, and Mullinix Formations. Constitutes continuous succession of variably metamorphosed, interlensing, argillaceous and sandy strata with subordinate limestone and dolomite that were derived from east source area and seemingly deposited in shallow marine, deltaic environment. Is 25,000 ft thick. Overlies Star Peak Group; unconformably underlies Tertiary volcanic rocks. Is Late Triassic and Jurassic(?) age.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Menlo GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Auld Lang Syne Group*
  • Modifications:
    • Age modified
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Great Basin province
Publication:

Johnson, M.G., 1977, Geology and mineral deposits of Pershing County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin, no. 89, 115 p., (incl. geologic map, scale 1:250,000)


Summary:

Auld Lang Syne Group, undivided, geographically extended into west Pershing Co, NV, where its age is Late Triassic and Early Jurassic. Members of Auld Lang Syne Group exposed in east part of Pershing Co include Osobb, Grass Valley, Dun Glen, Winnemucca, and Raspberry Formations.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Menlo GNULEX).


  • Usage in publication:
    • Auld Lang Syne Group*
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Great Basin province
Publication:

Lupe, R.D., and Silberling, N.J., 1985, Genetic relationship between lower Mesozoic continental strata of the Colorado Plateau and marine strata of the western Great Basin; significance for accretionary history of Cordilleran lithotectonic terranes: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources Earth Science Series, v. 1, p. 263-271., Presented at GSA 92nd Ann. Mtg., San Diego, CA, November 5-8, 1979; GSA Abs. Prog., v. 11, no. 7, p. 470


Summary:

Three major influxes of fine-grained terrigenous clastic sediments from an eastern source are recorded in marine Norian (Upper Triassic) and Hettangian (Lower Jurassic) Auld Lang Syne Group of northwest NV. These cycles may correspond to major cycles of fluvial deposition in Chinle Formation 500 km to east. If this relationship is correct, age of Chinle would be late Karnian, Norian, and Hettangian, or Late Triassic and Early Jurassic.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Menlo GNULEX).


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