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Garita Creek Formation of Chinle Group

Garita Creek Formation; Carnian
StateNew Mexico
NameGarita Creek Formation of Chinle Group
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Mesozoic | Triassic
Original map label@g
CommentsMostly mudstone, 25% sandstone, 2% conglomerate
Primary rock typemudstone
Secondary rock typesandstone
Other rock typesconglomerate
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
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.
USGS Geologic Names Lexicon (GEOLEX)
Geographic coverageDeBaca - Guadalupe - Quay

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