1.

Introduction

2.

White Sands National Monument

3.

Camp Washington Outcrop

4.

Bottomless Lake State Park and Selenite/Alabaster Mine

5.

Outcrops: Black Limestone, Brushy Canyon, Cherry Canyon, Bell Canyon and the Permian Trail 

6.

Outcrops: Teepee structure, Pisolites, Neptunian dike and Carlsbad Caverns

7.

Summary and Conclusion

Sedimentary Rocks and Processes Field Experience 

  1. Introduction

The following blog entires will discussion the Delaware Basin stratigraphy of the Guadalupe Mountains, and the sedimentary structures and environments of the surrounding area. The primary focus of this blog will be to describe and identify the formational process of the ancient Permian sea by examining the mineralogy using thin sections and structures of locations in New Mexico/Texas.

2. White Sands National Monument

Due to hazardous weather in Texas, the class had a day and a half