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Modelo Formation
Stratigraphic range: Late Miocene
Type Formation
Thickness 600 metres (2,000 ft)
Primary Shale
Region Los Angeles County and Ventura County, California
Country United States
Extent Simi Hills, Santa Susana Mountains

The Modelo Formation is a Miocene geologic formation in the Simi Hills and western Santa Susana Mountains of southern California.

It preserves fossils dating back to the Late Miocene of the Neogene period.

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