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Dakota Group

Dakota Group of east-central and northeast New Mexico; in ascending order, Mesa Rica Sandstone, Pajarito Shale, and Romeroville Sandstone; includes the underlying Tucumcari Shale in Tucumcari area and Glencairn Formation in Union County. Encompasses both Upper and Lower Cretaceous rocks
StateNew Mexico
NameDakota Group
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous
Original map labelKdg
Primary rock typesandstone
Secondary rock typemedium-grained mixed clastic
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Map references
Anderson, O.J., Jones.G.E., and Green, G.N., compilers, 1997, Geologic map of New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-52.
Unit references
Anderson, O.J., Jones.G.E., and Green, G.N., compilers, 1997, Geologic map of New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-52.
Geographic coverageColfax - Guadalupe - Harding - Lincoln - Mora - Otero - Quay - San Miguel - Santa Fe - Socorro - Taos - Union

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