Geology and uranium content of Middle Tertiary ash-flow tuffs in the southern Nightingale Mountains and northern Truckee Range, Washoe County, Nevada
AuthorBenham, Julia A.
Geological Sciences and Engineering
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Uranium is associated with fault zones or the Middle Tertiary ash-flows, where it occurs in or near the basal porous glassy zone of the Tuff of Rattlesnake Canyon. Structure throughout this area is due to the interaction between Basin and Range extension and Walker Lane strike slip movement.
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