Evaporite crystal molds in dolomicrites from the basal Seven Rivers Formation. Loss of
evaporites (dissolution and/or calcitization) is probably related to modern-cycle weathering.
View is from outcrops along New Mexico Highway 137 in western Rocky Arroyo, Eddy Co., NM.

© Peter A. Scholle, 1999

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