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Geologic Unit: Cowboy Spring

Usage:

Cowboy Spring Formation (NM*)


Geologic age:

late Early to early Late Cretaceous (Albian to Cenomanian)*


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

In secs. 13 and 24, T. 31 S., R. 18 W., and in secs. 18 and 19, T. 31 S., R. 17 W., Hidalgo Co., NM (Zeller, 1975).


AAPG geologic province:

Pedregosa 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 ([ ]).