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Orogrande, Orogrande District, Otero Co., New Mexico, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 22' 16'' North , 106° 5' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.37111,-106.08444
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


A populated place.


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4 valid minerals.

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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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Middle Pleistocene - Messinian
0.126 - 7.246 Ma



ID: 2955233
Upper Santa Fe Group

Age: Cenozoic (0.126 - 7.246 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Santa Fe Group

Description: Includes Camp Rice, Fort Hancock, Palomas, Sierra Ladrones, Arroyo Ojito, Ancha, Puye, and Alamosa Formations.

Lithology: Major:{conglomerate sandstone,coarse alluvium,fine alluvium}

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. [133]

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