|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||31° 56' 8'' North , 106° 29' 13'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||31.93583,-106.48722|
|Köppen climate type:||BWk : Cold desert climate|
9 miles north of El Paso
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11 valid minerals.
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252.17 - 298.9 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
541 - 2500 Ma
Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Red Bluff Granite
Comments: Franklin Mtns: Red Bluff Granite, medium to coarse grained, massive, pink to red, disintegrates readily on weathering; intrudes all other Precambrian rocks. Southern Hueco Mtns.: granite coarse grained, red. (from Geologic Atlas of Texas, Van Horn-El Paso Sheet, 1968)
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.