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Death Valley NP - Death Valley Geology:
A Walk through Time

Tin Mountain Limestone

1,000 foot thick, 300-400 million years old. Formed in shallow oceans similar to today's coral reefs.

Phanerzoic eon > Paleozoic era > Devonian period > Middle epoch > Eifelian age

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Cottonwood Mountains
CM5. Lost Burro Mine. Most of the tilted rock is the Lower Mississippian Lost Burro Formation. The Tin Mountain limestone lies above that and the . ...
    Ubehebe Crater
    The Tin Mountain fault extends southward from here forming the right hand slope of Tin Mountain. The valley extending south from the craters towards the ...
Saline Valley - Cottonwood Mountains: Southern Great Basin ...
This subsection is between the Inyo Mountains and Death Valley. ... in the Last Chance Range, and 8953 feet on Tin Mountain in the Cottonwood Mountains. ...

Ubehebe Crater - Death Valley
A fault along the western base of Tin Mountain, responsible for uplift of the entire Cottonwood mountain range, lay in the path of the molten mass, providing an ...

Ubebehe Craters
... cutting fanglomerate deposits on the flanks of Tin Mountain in Death Valley National Park. Ubehebe Crater is a 0.8-km-wide, 235-m-deep maar surrounded by ...

Lost Burro Mine
The Tin Mountain limestone lies above that and the Devonian Hidden Valley dolomite lies below. The Lost Burro Mine was operated in the early 1900? when ...

Big Pine to Furnace Creek Route Guide
This giant red and orange hole in the flank of Tin Mountain was formed by a huge steam explosion when magma rose to encounter groundwater. You can hike ...

Volcanic Fields
Mammoth Mountain, a trachydacitic lava-dome complex, lies on the SW ... basalt along a fault cutting fanglomerate deposits on the flanks of Tin Mountain in . ...

Bighorn Gorge
Tin Mountain and Whitetop Mountain 7.5 minute topos. Comments: From the Scotty's Castle Road, hike down to Death Valley Wash then follow main drainage ...

Tin Mountain Limestone

Fossil Notes
Mixed brachiopods, corals, and crinoid stems. Syringopora (open-spaced colonies) Caninia cf. C. cornicula.



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