Earth and Planetary Sciences ETDs

Publication Date

5-31-1968

Abstract

In the Pedernal Hills, in the eastern part of north-central New Mexico, five Precambrian metamorphic and igneous rock types occur. Stratigraphically, oldest to youngest, they include medium-grained granite gneiss; quartzite, quartz-mica schist, and quartz-specular hematite schist; schist unit consisting mainly of quartz-muscovite schist and greenstone; intrusive granite which includes rocks ranging from quartz diorite to alkali granite; and cataclasite representing dynamically metamorphosed rocks.

Degree Name

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Level of Degree

Masters

Department Name

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

First Committee Member (Chair)

Leo A. Woodward

Second Committee Member

V.G. Kelley

Third Committee Member

A.M. Kudo

Language

English

Document Type

Thesis

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