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Bursum Formation

Bursum Formation; shale, arkose, and limestone; earliest Permian
StateNew Mexico
NameBursum Formation
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Paleozoic | Permian
Original map labelPb
Primary rock typeshale
Secondary rock typesandstone
Other rock typesconglomerate; limestone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic (Bed)shale, arkose, limestone shale/arkose/conglomerate are in mixed-clastic
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)shale, arkose, limestone shale/arkose/conglomerate are in mixed-clastic
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 coverageLincoln - Otero - Sierra - Socorro - Valencia

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