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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 27' 37'' North , 106° 6' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.46028,-106.10833
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


A N-S-trending mountain range.

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4 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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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Moscovian
307 - 315.2 Ma



ID: 2879359
Sandia Formation

Age: Pennsylvanian (307 - 315.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sandia Formation

Description: Predominately clastic unit (commonly arkosic) with minor black shales, and limestone in lower part; map unit locally includes Morrowan Osha Canyon Formation in Sierra Nacimiento.

Lithology: Major:{sandstone,shale,conglomerate}, Minor:{limestone,black shale}

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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