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Geologic Unit: Neroly

Usage:

Neroly Sandstone of San Pablo Group (CA*)
Neroly Formation of San Pablo Group (CA*)


Geologic age:

late Tertiary (late Miocene)*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Named from Neroly Station on the Southern Pacific RR in extreme northwest corner of Byron 15-min quadrangle, northeast of Mount Diablo, CA. Name credited to B.L. Clark, 1929 (private publication) (Weaver, 1949).


AAPG geologic province:

Northern Coast Range province*
Sacramento basin*


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).