Skip to main content

upper Chinle Group (Garita Creek, Trujillo, Bull Canyon, and Redonda Formations)

Upper Chinle Group, Garita Creek through Redonda Formations, undivided
State New Mexico
Name upper Chinle Group (Garita Creek, Trujillo, Bull Canyon, and Redonda Formations)
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Mesozoic | Triassic
Primary rock type medium-grained mixed clastic
Secondary rock type fine-grained mixed clastic
Other rock types limestone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
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 Chaves - Colfax - Curry - DeBaca - Eddy - Guadalupe - Harding - Lea - Mora - Quay - Roosevelt - San Miguel - Torrance