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Geologic Unit: Alboroto

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Alboroto Rhyolite or †Alboroto Group (CO) replaced with Fish Canyon Tuff. See Fish Canyon.)


Geologic age:

Tertiary


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Notable exposures in Platoro-Summitville district, southwestern CO (Larsen, 1917).


AAPG geologic province:

Paradox basin
Piceance basin
San Juan Mountains province
San Luis basin


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).