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Castile Formation

Castile Formation; dominantly anhydrite sequence; Upper Permian
State New Mexico
Name Castile Formation
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Paleozoic | Permian
Primary rock type evaporite
Secondary rock type limestone
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Anhydrite (Bed)anhydrite sequence
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)anhydrite sequence
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.
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