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Geologic Unit: Ocate

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Ocate Sandstone (NM) replaced with Entrada Sandstone. See Entrada.)


Geologic age:

Jurassic, Middle


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

Not designated. Named from village of Ocate, Mora Co., NM (Bachman, 1953).


AAPG geologic province:

Las Vegas-Raton 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 ([ ]).