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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1981
AAPG Bulletin (1981) 65 (3): 564.
...Spencer G. Lucas ABSTRACT Since Hayden’s original definition of the Galisteo Formation, there has been some confusion over its upper and lower limits, age, and distribution in New Mexico. A measured section 1,100 m thick of the Galisteo in its type area east of Cerrillos provides a firm basis...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1957
AAPG Bulletin (1957) 41 (4): 757.
...Peter Robinson REFERENCE Stearns , Charles E. , 1943 , “ The Galisteo Formation of North-Central New Mexico ,” Jour. Geol. , Vol. 51 , pp. 301 – 19 . 1 Manuscript received, December 26, 1956. 2 Department of Geology, Harpur College, State University of New...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1981
GSA Bulletin (1981) 92 (12): 951–967.
...SPENCER G. LUCAS; ROBERT M. SCHOCH; EARL MANNING; COSTAS TSENTAS Abstract The San Jose, Galisteo, and Baca Formations are continental deposits in New Mexico containing Eocene vertebrate fossils. The Almagre and Largo local faunas of the San Jose Formation in the San Juan basin are Lysitean (middle...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.1130/2013.2494(10)
... In the Galisteo drainage basin south of Santa Fe, a fold and several faults related to the Rio Grande rift deform late Eocene–Oligocene dikes, laccoliths, and the Espinaso Formation. The largest rift-related feature, a northerly plunging syncline, comprises the south end of the Santa Fe...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1953
GSA Bulletin (1953) 64 (4): 459–508.
...CHARLES E STEARNS Abstract The Galisteo-Tonque area lies on the east margin of the Rio Grande Depression, in north-central New Mexico. It extends from the north end of the Sandia Mountains to the south end of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The Eocene Galisteo formation, deposited by streams...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1981
AAPG Bulletin (1981) 65 (3): 562.
... Mountains and Cerrillos Hills. The Espinaso appears conformable and gradational with the underlying Galisteo Formation and is overlain unconformably by the Santa Fe Group. Sedimentary structures, facies relations, and upward coarsening sequences indicate that the Espinaso was deposited on prograding...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2001
GSA Bulletin (2001) 113 (1): 63–74.
...–trending shortening and compression cut the Eocene Galisteo Formation but do not cut the 27 Ma Galisteo dike. Elsewhere, later north-striking strike-slip faults cut 24 Ma igneous units, indicating north-northeast– to north-trending shortening and compression of mid-Tertiary age. Subsequent north-striking...
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Box plots of magnetic susceptibility vs. grain-size class for (A) the Arroy...
Published: 01 May 2008
Figure 11. Box plots of magnetic susceptibility vs. grain-size class for (A) the Arroyo Ojito Formation and (B) Zia Formation of the Santa Fe Group, (C) Galisteo Formation, and (D) Cretaceous rocks. For box plots the central line is the median, the gray box encompasses 25th and 75th percentiles
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Figure 7. Stereonets of fault planes and ideal σ 1  axes indicating horizon...
Published: 01 January 2001
Figure 7. Stereonets of fault planes and ideal σ 1 axes indicating horizontal shortening and compression at localities with Tertiary rocks. (A) Upper Paleocene–lower Eocene Diamond Tail Formation (locality P9), southwest of Pecos. (B) Eocene Galisteo Formation (localities P21, P22, P37), west
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1953
AAPG Bulletin (1953) 37 (5): 961–974.
... of the Mesaverde formation is a tongue interbedded with Niobrara shales and occurs only in the Tonque Valley. A principal member of the Mesaverde formation occurs throughout the area, but the base of the member is Niobrara in age in the Tonque Valley and southern Galisteo Lowland, Montana in age in the Galisteo...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2008
GSA Bulletin (2008) 120 (5-6): 641–658.
...Figure 11. Box plots of magnetic susceptibility vs. grain-size class for (A) the Arroyo Ojito Formation and (B) Zia Formation of the Santa Fe Group, (C) Galisteo Formation, and (D) Cretaceous rocks. For box plots the central line is the median, the gray box encompasses 25th and 75th percentiles...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1130/SPE291-p73
...-Santa Fe Tertiary deposits are subdivided into a lower unit that is at least partly correlative with the Eocene Galisteo and Baca Formations and an upper unit, the unit of Isleta #2, that is equivalent to the Datil Group and the overlying sequence of Oligocene volcanic rocks. Thickness of the Santa Fe...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1981
GSA Bulletin (1981) 92 (12_Part_II): 2268–2307.
.... Basin, Cub Mountain, El Rito, Espinaso, Galisteo, Love Ranch, McRae, Orejon, Palm Park, and San Jose. Although the Blanca Basin, Cub Mountain, El Rito, Espinaso, Love Ranch, McRae, and Orejon Formations are not demonstrably Eocene, their assignment, to that epoch by various workers, past and present...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1981
GSA Bulletin (1981) 92 (12_Part_II): 2318–2400.
...P. F. Kautz; R. V. Ingersoll; W. S. Baldridge; P. E. Damon; M. Shafiqullah Abstract The Espinaso Formation (Oligocene) primarily consists of 430 m of water-laid, immature, volcaniclastic sandstones, conglomerates, and bounder conglomerates interbedded with matrix-supported pebble to boulder...
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Journal: Geophysics
Published: 01 March 1991
Geophysics (1991) 56 (3): 340–353.
... no. 2 well, 10 km south of the transect, this wedge is likely middle Tertiary lacustrine deposits (NMOCD, 1986). The great thickness of lake deposits may represent a major lacustrine facies of the Eocene Galisteo and El Rito formations, exposed around the southern, southwestern, and northwestern margins...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1990
GSA Bulletin (1990) 102 (9): 1280–1296.
...): a single amagmatic sedimentary basin (El Rito-Galisteo) trended northwest-southeast with Laramide basement uplifts on three sides; (2) early to late Oligocene (37-28 Ma): intermediate magmatism with volcaniclastic aprons derived from the San Juan and Ortiz-Cerrillos volcanic fields, and residual Laramide...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 11 May 2017
GSA Bulletin (2017) 129 (9-10): 1209–1226.
.... The oldest of the late Laramide basins is the Galisteo–El Rito Basin. In the Galisteo part of the basin, the lower of two formations that comprise the Laramide basin fill (Diamond Trail Formation) contains a single fossil fragment of an early Eocene horse, Hyracotherium sp . ( Lucas et al., 1997 ). Because...
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Journal: Lithosphere
Publisher: GSW
Published: 01 June 2009
Lithosphere (2009) 1 (3): 155–173.
... magnetostratigraphic studies of fluvial sandstones and mudstones of the middle Eocene Galisteo Formation. Two localities were studied, one in Arroyo del Tuerto in the Hagan Basin, southwest of Madrid, and the other east of Cerrillos. Samples were subjected to alternating field and thermal demagnetization...
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Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 June 2012
The Leading Edge (2012) 31 (6): 702–708.
... 3a ; lines 9, 15, 17, and 18) were chosen to map the geologic structure of the site to better understand the hydrology of San Marcos. The site “basement” is the Eocene Galisteo formation (shown in yellow). The Pliocence Ancha formation (shown in green) overlies the Galisteo. The Ancha is an excellent...
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Map and cross section of the northern Arizona–New Mexico, USA study area. (...
Published: 13 May 2022
Figure 2. Map and cross section of the northern Arizona–New Mexico, USA study area. (A) Simplified geologic map and data types used. Basins: C-LJ—Carthage–La Joya; G—Galisteo; K—Kaiparowits. (B) Simplified regional cross section showing major Laramide structures. Constructed from geologic maps