UNITED STATES AND CANADA OBSIDIAN SOURCE CATALOG

A view of the Carson Plains from the Sutro Springs source area located near Dayton, Nevada.

Nevada Obsidian Sources

SOURCE NAME: Most commonly-used name for the geochemical source
OTHER NAMES: Alternate names or names of source outcrops belonging to same geochemical source group
Click on active SOURCE NAME links below for additional available information
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SOURCE NAME (CHEMICAL GROUP) OTHER NAME(S) REFERENCES
Badger Creek --
PDF
Bodie Hills (See California) Pine Grove Hills
CALIFORNIA
Bordwell Spring (also see BS/PP/FM source) Duck Flat
Home Camp A
Summit Spring Canyon
--
Box Spring, Monitor Valley Box Springs
--
Browns Bench (Nevada, Utah, and Idaho) Brown's Bench
Hudson Ridge
Jackpot
PDF
BS/PP/FM (Bordwell Spring, Fox Mountain, Pinto Peak)
[Combined geochemical source]
Bordwell Spring
Dolly Varden Basin
Fox Mountain
Hart Mountain
Pinto Peak
PDF
Buffalo Hills South Warners 2
Unknown B
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Butte Mountain Butte Mountains
PDF
Cave Spring Vitrophyre --
--
Castle Mountain Cedar Dome
Hart
Juan
--
C. B. Concrete CB Concrete
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Cloverdale Canyon A Group 1
PDF
Cloverdale Canyon B --
PDF
Coyote Spring --
PDF
Craine Creek Bog Hot Springs Unknown 1
PDF
Crow Spring Crow Springs
PDF
Dead Camel Mountains --
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Desatoya Mountains Vitrophyre --
--
Desert Mountains --
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Devil Peak East Devil Peak
PDF
Devil Peak West Devil Peak
Umpire
PDF
Double H/Whitehorse Double H
Double H Mountain
Double H Mountains
PDF
Fish Lake --
PDF
Ferguson Wash (Nevada and Utah) Dead Cedar Wash
--
Fox Mountain (also see BS/PP/FM source) Grass Valley Spring
--
Garfield Hills Hawthorne
--
Goldfield Hills Stonewall Flat
Tub Spring
Tubb Spring
--
Hawks Valley (See Oregon) --
OREGON
Kane Springs Wash Caldera Variety 1 Delamar Mountains
Kane Springs C
Kane Springs Variety C
Kane Springs Wash Caldera Variety 1, NV
PDF
Kane Springs Wash Caldera Variety 2 (Kane Springs) Kane Spring
Kane Springs
Kane Springs A
Kane Springs Variety A
Kane Springs Wash
Kane Springs Wash Caldera Variety 2
Kane Springs Wash Caldera Variety 2, NV
PDF
Lahontan Valley --
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Long Valley Lake Parman Area Unknown 4
PDF
Massacre Lake/Guano Valley (Nevada and Oregon) Borax Works C (Oregon)
Catnip Mountain
Denio
Dufferena
Grassy Ranch
Guano Slough (Oregon)
Guano Valley (Oregon)
Horse Canyon Spring
IXL
Massacre Creek
Sand Spring
South Hanging Rock
Stevens Camp
Virgin Valley
Windmill Quarry
Vya
PDF
Meadow Valley Mountains Vitrophyre --
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Modena (Nevada and Utah) Dry Valley
Panaca
Panaca Summit
Piñon Point
UTAH
Montezuma Range --
PDF
Mosquito Lake Mosquito Creek
PDF
Mt. Hicks Anchorite Hills
PDF
Mt. Majuba Majuba Mountain
Oreana
Poker Brown Gap
Poker Brown Wash
Seven Troughs
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Oak Spring Butte, NV Dead Horse Flat
Grouse Canyon
Split Ridge/Pahute Mesa
Tub Spring
Tubb Spring
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Obsidian Butte, NV, Variety 1 --
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Obsidian Butte, NV, Variety 2 (Airfield Canyon) Airfield Canyon
Airfield Canyon, Obsidian Butte Area
Obsidian Butte Variety H-3
Sarcobatus Flat A
Sarcobatus Flats
Tolicha Wash
White Rock Canyon?
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Obsidian Butte, NV, Variety 3 (Obsidian Butte) Obsidian Butte, Obsidian Butte Area
Obsidian Butte Variety H-5
Sarcobatus Flat B
Sarcobatus Flats
Tolicha Wash White Rock Canyon?
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Obsidian Butte, NV, Variety 4 (Obsidian Butte) Obsidian Butte, Obsidian Butte Area
Obsidian Butte Variety H-5
Sarcobatus Flat B White Rock Canyon?
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Obsidian Butte, NV, Variety 5 (Unknown C) North Obsidian Butte, Obsidian Butte Area
Stonewall Canyon
Unknown C
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Oreana Oreana Bridge
--
Pancake Range Unverified obsidian source
PDF
Paradise Valley Black Ridge
Chimney Creek Reservoir
Paradise
PDF
Patrick --
--
Pierson Summit --
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Pink Butte --
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Pinto Peak (also see BS/PP/FM source) Hog Ranch
--
Queen (Nevada and California) Queen Valley
Truman
Truman Meadows
CALIFORNIA
Roach Lake Devil Peak East Variety 2?
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Robinson Summit --
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Rock Canyon I --
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Rock Canyon II --
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Shoshone Mountain Buckboard Mesa?
Fortymile
Fortymile Wash
Fortymile/Topopah/Yucca Wash
Lathrop Wells
Shoshone
Shoshone Peak
Topopah
Yucca Mountain
Yucca Wash
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Silverpeak Fish Lake Valley
Silver Peak
--
Soldier Creek --
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South Kawich Range, NV Apache Tear Canyon
Kawich Range
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South Pahroc South Pahroc, NV
South Pahroc Range
--
Surveyor Spring (See Oregon) --
OREGON
Sutro Springs Asshole Mountain
Double Springs
Flowery Range
PDF
Tempiute Mountain Butte Valley Unknown B
Timpahute Range
PDF
White Rock Canyon, Monitor Valley --
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Last Updated: 01/09/2017