Red Shaft Prospect, Holt Gulch Prospects, Wilcox District, Catron Co., New Mexico, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||33° 17' 16'' North , 108° 49' 28'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||33.28795,-108.82446|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
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|Rupelian - Lutetian|
28.1 - 47.8 Ma
|Lower middle Tertiary andesitic to dacitic lavas and pyroclastic flow breccias|
Age: Paleogene (28.1 - 47.8 Ma)
Description: Includes Rubio Peak Formation, Orejon Andesite, andesite of Dry Leggett Canyon, andesite of Telephone Canyon, and other units in southwestern, central, and northern New Mexico. Locally includes minor mafic lavas. Ancient landslide blocks of Mader Limestone, as much as one mile long, occur within Rubio Peak lavas in the central Black Range, west of Winston.
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.