Poison Canyon and Raton Formations

Broadly intertonguing conglomeratic sandstones, sandstones and mudstones; minor coal beds.
State New Mexico
Name Poison Canyon and Raton Formations
Geologic age Paleocene and upper Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)
References
NGMDB product
Counties Colfax