Santa Clara Formation facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSanta Clara Formation
Stratigraphic range: Plio-Pleistocene
|Primary||Gravel, sandstone, siltstone|
|Region||Santa Cruz Mountains,
Santa Clara County,
|Named for||Santa Clara County|
It was formed during the late Pliocene and early Pleistocene Ages of the Neogene Period, during the Cenozoic Era. It is composed of fluvial boulder to pebble gravel, sandstone, and siltstone locally including thin bedded lacustrine mudstone.
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