Artesia sand (informal) in Queen Formation (subsurface of NM,TX)
Also called Artesia red sand (informal) in some reports.
Informal. The rank or lithologic term should not be capitalized.
Type locality not stated. Is subsurface sand in Artesia field, Eddy Co., NM (Wilmarth, 1938).
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