Artesia Group

Shelf facies forming broad south-southeast trending outcrop from Glorieta to Artesia area; includes Tansill, Yates, Seven Rivers, Queen and Grayburg Formations (Guadalupian). May locally include Moenkopi Formation (Triassic) at top.
State New Mexico
Name Artesia Group
Geologic age Guadalupian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)no lith description on map - description from GEOLEX
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Anhydrite (Bed)no lith description on map - description from GEOLEX
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic (Bed)no lith description on map - description from GEOLEX - siltstone, sandstone, shale in various amounts
References
NGMDB product
Counties Chaves - DeBaca - Eddy - Guadalupe - Lincoln - Otero - San Miguel - Santa Fe - Sierra - Socorro - Torrance