New Geologic Map—Bateman Spring Quadrangle, Lander County

Geologic map of the Bateman Spring quadrangle, Lander County, Nevada

Authors: Alan R. Ramelli, Chester T. Wrucke, and P. Kyle House
Year: 2017
Series: Map 185
Version: supersedes Open-File Report 2000-08
Format: plate: 27 x 34 inches, color; text: 6 pages, b/w
Scale: 1:24,000

This 1:24,000-scale geologic map of the Bateman Spring 7.5-minute quadrangle in Lander County, Nevada contains descriptions of 24 geologic units and one cross section. Accompanying text includes full unit descriptions and references. This quadrangle includes lower Paleozoic siliciclastic sedimentary rocks of the Roberts Mountain allochthon, Miocene intrusive dikes, alluvial deposits of the northern Shoshone Range piedmont, and riverine deposits of the Reese and Humboldt rivers.

Significant findings include the following: refined age estimates for the Ordovician-Cambrian Valmy Formation and Devonian Slaven Chert, based on new fossil information; and detailed mapping of late Quaternary fault traces along the Shoshone Range fault system.

This map was funded in part by the USGS National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program under STATEMAP agreement number 99-HQ-AG-0058.

A GIS zip file is also available separately:

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