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Geologic Unit: Mojado

Usage:

Mojado Formation of Bisbee Group (NM*)
Mojado Formation (NM*)


Geologic age:

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


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

Type section: in sec. 20, T. 32 S., R. 15 W., Hidalgo Co., NM. Named from Mojado Pass (Zeller, 1965).


AAPG geologic province:

Pedregosa basin*
Basin-and-Range province*


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 ([ ]).