Newberry Caldera from the summit of Paulina Peak

The summit caldera of Newberry Volcano, Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Oregon.
The 1,350 year-old Big Obsidian Flow is located in the lower right quadrant.

Oregon 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
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OREGON SOURCE MAP | U.S. SOURCE MAPS INDEX


SOURCE NAME (CHEMICAL GROUP) OTHER NAME(S) PDF
Alkali Valley Vitrophyre --
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Bald Butte --
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Barren Valley --
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Bear Creek --
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Beatys Butte Beaty's Butte
Beatty's Butte
PDF
Beatys Butte B --
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Beaver Mountain Dooley Mountain
Indian Creek 2
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Big Bend --
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Big Obsidian Flow Chemical Group Big Obsidian Flow
Buried Obsidian Flow
Newberry Caldera
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Big Stick --
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Blowfly Spring --
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Brooks Canyon --
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Browder Ridge Vitrophyre --
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Buck Spring Delintment Lake
Harney Lake
Horsehead Mountain
Jack Creek
Jackass Canyon
Juniper Spring
Nicoll Creek
Orejana Canyon
Palamino Buttes
Plumber Spring
Rattlesnake Formation
Rough Creek
Sawmill Creek
Venator Canyon
PDF
Buena Vista Overlook Buena Vista
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Bull Lake --
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Burns Burns Butte
Hines
Radar Hill
Skull Creek
PDF
Burnt Mountain Burnt Mountain #2
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Butte Creek Unknown 6
PDF
Camp Creek --
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Carlon (Bald Butte) Bald Butte
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Carver Flow Carver
Demaris Lake
Ludwig Quarry
Squaw Creek
Unknown B
PDF
Chickahominy --
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China Hat --
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China Lake --
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Clackamas River Mill Creek Buttes
Unknown C
PDF
Coglan Buttes --
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Cold Point Badger Creek Wilderness
PDF
Cougar Mountain --
PDF
Coyote Wells Buckboard Reservoir
Mesa Reservoir
Riley Mimic
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Coyote Wells East --
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Crazy Creek --
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Crooked Creek --
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Curtis Creek Group 2
Unknown 2 (at Indian Grade Spring Site)
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Dant Deschutes River Perlite and Obsidian
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Deep Canyon Vitrophre --
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Deer Creek Burn Butte
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Delintment Lake Holmes Canyon
Orejana Canyon B
Plumber Spring
Rattlesnake Formation
Wright's Point
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Devil Point Devil Ridge
Devils Peak
Grizzly Creek
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Devils Overlook --
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Diatomite Reservoir --
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Dog Hill --
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Double O --
PDF
Drews Creek/Butcher Flat --
PDF
Duncan Creek --
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East Butte --
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East Lake Fissure --
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Ebell Creek Baker
Dooley Mountain
PDF
Eldorado --
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Glass Buttes 1 Glass Buttes
Glass Buttes A
PDF
Glass Buttes 2 Glass Buttes B
PDF
Glass Buttes 3 Glass Buttes C
Juniper Spring, Variety 1
Little Glass Butte
PDF
Glass Buttes 4 Glass Buttes D
Sand Flat
PDF
Glass Buttes 5 Glass Buttes E
Potato Hills
Wise Flat
PDF
Glass Buttes 6 Glass Buttes F
Little Glass Butte
PDF
Glass Buttes 7 Juniper Spring, Variety 2
Midnight Ridge
PDF
Glass Buttes 8 --
PDF
Glass Buttes 9 --
PDF
Grassy Mountain (Oregon and Idaho) --
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Gregory Creek Jonesboro
Sugarloaf Butte
PDF
Guyer Creek --
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Hager Mountain Auger Creek
Frog Mountain
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Hart Mountain --
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Hawks Valley --
PDF
Horse Mountain Horse Mountain Variety 1 Horse Mountain A Poverty Flat
Poverty Basin
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Horse Mountain Variety 2 Horse Mountain B
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Hurley Spring Hurley Creek? (unverified)
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Indian Creek Baker
Dooley Mountain
Wallowa
PDF
Indian Creek Buttes Indian Creek Buttes A
Petroglyphs
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Indian Creek Buttes Variety B Indian Creek Buttes B
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Inman Creek A Bills Creek
Eagle Creek
Fern Ridge
Inman
Long Tom
Petite Creek
Pleasant Hill
Salt Creek
Staley Creek
Siuslaw River
Willamette River Gravels
PDF
Inman Creek B Bills Creek
Eagle Creek
Fern Ridge
Inman
Long Tom
Mt. David Douglas
Petite Creek
Pleasant Hill
Siuslaw River
Staley Creek
Unknown D
Willamette River Gravels
PDF
John Day Formation Ash-Flows --
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Jordan Creek --
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Kelsay Creek --
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Klamath Marsh 1 --
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Klamath Marsh 2 --
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Lemiti Creek --
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Little Garden --
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Llao Rock --
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Logan Valley --
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Lowell Vitrophyre Upper Winberry Creek
Winberry Creek
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Malheur Gap --
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Massacre Lake/Guano Valley (See Nevada) Borax Works C
Guano Slough
Guano Valley
NEVADA
McComb Butte --
PDF
McKay Butte, Newberry Volcano --
PDF
McKay Butte West (Unknown X) Unknown X
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Mud Ridge Skull Creek
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Mutton Mountains --
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New Era --
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Newberry Volcano Central Pumice Cone Flow
East Lake Flows
Game Hut Flow
Interlake Flow (Inter Lake, North Flow, T Flow)
Little Obsidian Flow
Newberry Caldera
PDF
Newell Creek --
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Obsidian Cliffs McKenzie River Gravels
North Sister
Obsidian Ridge
Three Sisters
Willamette River Gravels
PDF

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Owyhee (Oregon and Idaho) Grassy Mountain A
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Parsnip Creek --
PDF
Pasture Rock --
PDF
Paulina Peak --
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Poison Creek --
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Quartz Mountain Dry Butte
Rogers Butte
PDF
Quartz Mountain B --
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Rhododendron Ridge Rho Ridge
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Riley East of Squaw Butte
Glass Mountain
Reily
Riley Quarry
Silver Creek
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Rimrock Spring Skull Creek
Wright's Point
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Rock Mesa South Sister
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Round Top Butte --
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Silver Lake/Sycan Marsh Carlon Ranch
Long Creek
Silver Lake
Silver Lake/Sycan Marsh North
Silver Lake/Sycan Marsh South
Sycan Marsh
Yamsay Mountain
PDF
Skull Springs Skull Spring
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Sourdough Mountain --
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South Creek --
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South Sister Dome Chain --
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Spodue Mountain Black Hills
Sprague River
West Horton
PDF
Squaw Mountain --
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Squaw Ridge Fort Rock
Hoona Ridge [Renamed by the Forest Service in 2005]
Squaw Butte
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Surveyor Spring Rock Creek (CA)
Surveyor Springs
Twelvemile Canyon
PDF
Sutton Mountain --
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Tam McArthur --
PDF
Tank Creek --
PDF
Tough Butte Whiskey Hills
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Tucker Hill --
PDF
Tule Spring Group 1
Unknown 1 (at Indian Grade Spring Site)
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Tumalo Creek Tam McArthur Rim
PDF
Unknown B --
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Upper Gap Lake --
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Van Gulch --
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Variety 5 --
PDF
Venator Horseshoe Bend
Shumway Ridge
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Wagontire Egli Ridge
Egli Waterhole
Horseshoe Bar
Variety 17
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West McKay (Unknown X) Unknown X
PDF
Whitehorse/Double H Ankle Creek
Bretz Mine
Whitehorse Ranch
NEVADA
Whitewater Ridge Bear Valley
Foster Spring
John Day
Juniper Spring, Variety 1
Juniper Spring, Variety 2
Little Bear Creek
Parish Cabin Campground
Seneca
Whitewater Spring
Whitewater Spring 2
PDF
Wildcat Basin, Malheur National Forest --
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Wildcat Creek --
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Winter Ridge White Rock
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Witham Creek School Creek
PDF
Wolf Creek Drewsey
Glass Mountain
Horseshoe Bend
Whitewater Spring 1
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Yreka Butte --
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Last Updated: 12/05/2014