Lea Co., New Mexico, USA
|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||32° 47' 31'' North , 103° 24' 44'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||32.79215,-103.41248|
Note: The geographic coordinates presented are taken from the Lovington SW topo map (GNIS database preferred). The USGS GNIS database presents 86 sets of coordinates for this county.
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26 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Early Pliocene - Middle Miocene|
3.6 - 15.97 Ma
Age: Neogene (3.6 - 15.97 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Ogallala Formation
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. 
Localities in this Region
Northrop, S.A. and LaBruzza, F.A. (1996), Minerals of New Mexico, revised Third Edition.