Saddleback Mountain, Steeple Rock District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||32° 53' 10'' North , 109° 1' 11'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||32.88618,-109.01979|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Sonoran Desert, North America|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
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|Rupelian - Priabonian|
28.1 - 37.8 Ma
|Lower middle Tertiary rhyolitic lavas and local tuffs|
Age: Paleogene (28.1 - 37.8 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Mimbres Peak Formation
Description: Includes Mimbres Peak Formation, rhyolite of Cedar Hills, and other units in the Bootheal region.
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.