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Point Lookout Sandstone

Point Lookout Sandstone; regressive marine sandstone in McKinley and Sandoval Counties. The lower, Hosta Tongue, of Point Lookout is transgressive and is separated from main body by the Satan Tongue of Mancos Shale; Santonian - Campanian
State New Mexico
Name Point Lookout Sandstone
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous
Primary rock type sandstone
Secondary rock type arkose
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.
Counties Cibola - McKinley - Sandoval - San Juan