Rita Blanca deposits (informal) (TX)
Rita Blanca beds (informal) (TX)
Informal. The rank or lithologic term should not be capitalized.
Not designated. First used to describe lacustrine deposits "exposed along Rita Blance Creek and its tributaries about 8 mi west of Channing in Hartley County" (Evans, Meade, 1945, p. 493).
Palo Duro basin
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