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Geologic Unit: Tinemaha

Usage:

Tinemaha Granodiorite of Palisade Crest Intrusive Suite (CA*)


Geologic age:

Jurassic, Middle*


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

In cirques at head of Tinemaha Creek [Lat. 37 deg. 02 min. N., Long. 118 deg. 26 min. W., Big Pine 15-min quadrangle (Split Mountain 7.5-min quadrangle) Inyo Co., CA], east-central Sierra Nevada, near Bishop. Named from Mount Tinemaha (Bateman, 1961).


AAPG geologic province:

Sierra Nevada province*


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 ([ ]).