Mesa Rica Sandstone (NM*,OK,TX)
Mesa Rica Sandstone of Dakota Group (NM)
late Early Cretaceous (Albian)*
Not designated. Origin of name not stated (Dobrovolny and Summerson, 1946).
Sierra Grande uplift*
Palo Duro basin*
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