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Santa Rosa Formation of Chinle Group

Santa Rosa Formation; Carnian; includes Moenkopi Formation (Middle Triassic) at base in most areas
State New Mexico
Name Santa Rosa Formation of Chinle Group
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Mesozoic | Triassic
Primary rock type sandstone
Secondary rock type mudstone
Other rock types conglomerate
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)no lith description on map
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)no lith description on map
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 - DeBaca - Eddy - Guadalupe - Mora - San Miguel - Torrance