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Geologic Unit: Rubio Peak

Usage:

Rubio Peak Formation (NM*)


Subunits:

Starvation Draw member (informal) (NM).


Geologic age:

Tertiary*
Eocene
Oligocene*


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

Not designated (Hernon and others, 1953).
Named [in an unpublished manuscript by Elston (1953)] from a prominent butte, in secs. 9, 10, 15 and 16, T. 19 S., R. 10 W., Dwyer quadrangle, Grant Co., NM.


AAPG geologic province:

Basin-and-Range province*
Orogrande basin*
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 ([ ]).