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Poison Canyon and Raton Fromations

Poison Canyon and Raton Formations; undivided
State New Mexico
Name Poison Canyon and Raton Fromations
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Mesozoic Cenozoic | Cretaceous Tertiary
Primary rock type sandstone
Secondary rock type mudstone
Other rock types coal; conglomerate
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic (Bed)ss, mudst, cgl coal-bearing
Minor
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)ss, mudst, cgl coal-bearing
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 Colfax