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San Mateo Mountains

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View from the south

Image taken: 10/05/2012
by: Adam Read
© 2012

Longitude: -107.37814
Latitude: 33.329325
  (WGS 84 or NAD 83)

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The San Mateo Mountains, between Socorro and Truth or Consequences, are largely composed of volcanic and shallow intrusive rocks, but Paleozoic and Proterozoic rocks are also exposed.

For a detailed description, see:

McLemore, Virginia T., 2012, Geology of the southern San Mateo Mountains, Socorro and Sierra counties, New Mexico, pp. 261-272 in: Geology of the Warm Springs Region, Lucas, Spencer G.; McLemore, Virginia T.; Lueth, Virgil W.; Spielmann, Justin A.; Krainer, Karl, New Mexico Geological Society 63rd Annual Fall Field Conference Guidebook, 580 p.

Image posted: 12-17-2021