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Vermejo Formation and Trinidad Sandstone

Vermejo Formation and Trinidad Sandstone; Maastrichtian
StateNew Mexico
NameVermejo Formation and Trinidad Sandstone
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous
Original map labelKvt
CommentsVermejo Formation includes Rail Canyon Sandstone Member. Vermejo lithologies: sandstone, shale, and coal.
Primary rock typesandstone
Secondary rock typeshale
Other rock typescoal
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Sandstone-Mudstone (Bed)sandstone and shale
Minor
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)sandstone and shale
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.
CountiesColfax - Taos

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