/Raton Basalt (CO*,NM*)
[Name preempted by Raton Formation of Hayden (1869) in CO and NM.]
Not designated. Named after Raton Mesa, Colfax Co., NM (Collins, 1949; Stobbe, 1949).
Las Vegas-Raton basin*
Sierra Grande uplift
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