Santa Rosa Sandstone (NM*)
Santa Rosa Sandstone of Dockum Group (NM*)
Santa Rosa Formation of Dockum Group (NM*,TX*)
Santa Rosa Formation of Chinle Group (NM)
(alphabetical) --all in NM: Los Esteros Member, Tecolotito Member, Tres Lagunas Member.
Type section: in SW/4 sec. 35, T. 9 N., R. 21 E., Guadalupe Co., NM (Kelley, 1972).
Principal reference section: in N/2 sec. 1, T. 8 N., R. 21E and SE/4 SE/2 sec. 36, T. 9 N., R. 22 E., Guadalupe Co., NM (Finch, 1988).
Las Vegas-Raton basin*
Palo Duro basin*
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