Earth and Planetary Sciences ETDs

Publication Date

6-3-1958

Abstract

The Todilto evaporites of Upper Jurassic age were precipitated in a basin which covered more then 34,000 square miles of northwestern New Mexico and parts of Colorado and Arizona. The Todilto formation consists of a lower Limestone and an upper Gypsum member, and has a maximum thickness of a little more than 100 feet. Both members are varved.

Degree Name

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Level of Degree

Masters

Department Name

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

First Committee Member (Chair)

Roger Y. Anderson

Second Committee Member

Stuart A. Northrop

Third Committee Member

Wolfgang E. Elston

Language

English

Document Type

Thesis

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