Rio Salado Tongue of the Mancos Shale

Overlies Twowells Tongue of Dakota Sandstone; mapped only where Tres Hermanos Formation or the Atarque Sandstone is present; mapped as Kdr in parts of Socorro County.
State New Mexico
Name Rio Salado Tongue of the Mancos Shale
Geologic age Turonian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)no lith description on map - description from GEOLEX
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)no lith description on map - description from GEOLEX
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone > Arenite > Calcarenite (Bed)no lith description on map - description from GEOLEX
References
NGMDB product
Counties Catron - Cibola - McKinley - Sandoval - Socorro