Silver Canyon

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NM: Socorro Co., 1450 m


Location of the Silver Canyon site.Age. Most likely Blancan and certainly early Irvingtonian or earlier on the basis of presence of (an unidentified) gomphothere (Morgan et al. 2009).

General Description. Palomas Formation near Silver Canyon just west of the northern end of Elephant Butte Lake in southernmost Socorro County (Morgan et al. 2009).

Neotoma sp.—Woodrat (Morgan et al. 2009)

Equus sp.—Horses (Morgan et al. 2009)

Literature. Morgan et al. 2009.


Last Update: 27 Jan 2016