The Franciscan Complex

  1. Clyde Wahrhaftig and
  2. Doris Sloan
  1. Clyde Wahrhaftig2,
  2. John Wakabayashi3,
  3. Benita Murchey1,
  4. Robert G. Coleman4 and
  5. J. G. Liou4

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT105p0005

Geology of San Francisco and Vicinity: San Francisco Bay Region, California: July 1-7, 1989

Geology of San Francisco and Vicinity: San Francisco Bay Region, California: July 1-7, 1989

How to Cite

Wahrhaftig, C., Wakabayashi, J., Murchey, B., Coleman, R. G. and Liou, J. G. (1989) The Franciscan Complex, in Geology of San Francisco and Vicinity: San Francisco Bay Region, California: July 1-7, 1989 (eds C. Wahrhaftig and D. Sloan), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT105p0005

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025

  2. 2

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720

  3. 3

    Geology Department, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616

  4. 4

    Department of Geology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906638

Online ISBN: 9781118667583

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Keywords:

  • Basalt and limeston;
  • Franciscan Complex;
  • Metamorphism and metamorphics;
  • Radiolarian ribbon chert;
  • Sandstone and Conglomerate;
  • Serpentinites;
  • Tectonostratigraphic terrane

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Tectonostratigraphic Terranes

  • Sandstone and Conglomerate

  • Limestone

  • Basalt

  • Radiolarian Ribbon Chert

  • Serpentinites

  • Metamorphism and Metamorphics of the Franciscan Complex