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Los Pinos Formation of Lower Santa Fe Group

Los Pinos Formation of Lower Santa Fe Group (Miocene and upper Oligocene); includes Carson Conglomerate (Dane and Bachman, 1965) in Tusas Mountains-San Luis Basin area
State New Mexico
Name Los Pinos Formation of Lower Santa Fe Group
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Cenozoic | Tertiary
Primary rock type unconsolidated deposit
Secondary rock type sand
Other rock types gravel; basalt
Lithologic constituents
Minor
Igneous > Volcanic > Mafic-volcanic > Basaltno 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.
U.S. Geological Survey, 1992, Stratigraphic Nomenclature Databases for the United States, its possessions and territories: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-6 (CD).
Counties Rio Arriba - Taos