Geologic map of Van Bremmer Park Quadrangle, Colfax County, New Mexico

Online link https://geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/metadata/open-file/03-437/metadata.faq.html
Description The Raton basin is a large asymmetric syncline (2500 mi2 area) that extends from Huerfano Park, Colorado to Cimarron, New Mexico. As used here, the basin is defined by the limits of the outcrop of the Trinidad Sandstone. The Cretaceous and Tertiary rock
Originators Pillmore, Charles L.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-437

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Overview of attributes

GEOSPATIAL DATAFILES INCLUDED IN THIS DATASET:
>-vanb_geol
>-vanb_pnt
>-vanb_coal
>-vanb_cont
>
>--VANB_GEOL.PAT--
>
>COLUMN   ITEM NAME        WIDTH OUTPUT  TYPE N.DEC  ALTERNATE NAME
> 1  AREA                   4    12     F      3
> 5  PERIMETER              4    12     F      3
> 9  VANB_GEOL#             4     5     B      -
>13  VANB_GEOL-ID           4     5     B      -
>17  SYMBOL                 4     4     I      -
>21  UNIT                   6     6     C      -
>27  DESCRIPTION          100   100     C      -    DESC
>
>ATTRIBUTE NAMES AND DESCRIPTIONS: SYMBOL, UNIT, DESCRIPTION
>-SYMBOL:  Unique value representing color from shadeset color524.shd
>-UNIT:  Label given to polygons representing name of geological entities.
>-DESCRIPTION:  Brief geological explanation of unit.
>
>TEXT	SYMBOL	DESCRIPTION
>Qaf	216	Alluvium and fan and sheet wash deposits (Holocene and upper Pleistocene)
>Qal	51	Alluvium (Holocene)
>Qbah	234	Older Barela Alluvium (lower middle Pleistocene)
>Qbal	33	Younger Barela Alluvium (lower middle Pleistocene)
>Qbeh	265	Older Beshoar Alluvium (lower middle Pleistocene)
>Qbel	273	Younger Beshoar Alluvium (lower middle Pleistocene)
>Qfa	62	Fan alluvium (Holocene and upper Pleistocene)
>Qls	135	Landslide deposits (upper Pleistocene)
>TKpr	513	Poison Canyon and Raton Formations, undivided (Paleocene and Upper Cretaceous)
>TKr	40	Raton Formation (Paleocene and Upper Cretaceous)
>Tpc	113	Poison Canyon Formation (Paleocene)
>water	238	water
>zone	445	Transition zone
>
>--VANB_GEOL.AAT--
>
>COLUMN   ITEM NAME        WIDTH OUTPUT  TYPE N.DEC  ALTERNATE NAME
> 1  FNODE#                 4     5     B      -
> 5  TNODE#                 4     5     B      -
> 9  LPOLY#                 4     5     B      -
>13  RPOLY#                 4     5     B      -
>17  LENGTH                 4    12     F      3
>21  VANB_GEOL#             4     5     B      -
>25  VANB_GEOL-ID           4     5     B      -
>29  DESCRIPTION           80    80     C      -
>
>ATTRIBUTE NAMES AND DESCRIPTIONS: DESCRIPTION
>-DESCRIPTION:  Brief geological explanation of linear feature
>
>DESCRIPTION
>contact-certain
>dike
>neatline
>
>--VANB_PNT.PAT--
>
>COLUMN   ITEM NAME        WIDTH OUTPUT  TYPE N.DEC  ALTERNATE NAME     INDEXED?
> 1  AREA                   4    12     F      3                        -
> 5  PERIMETER              4    12     F      3                        -
> 9  VANB_PNT#              4     5     B      -                        -
>13  VANB_PNT-ID            4     5     B      -                        -
>17  ROTATION               7     7     I      -                        -
>24  INCLINATION            5     5     I      -                        -
>29  DESCRIPTION           80    80     C      -                        -
>
>ATTRIBUTE NAMES AND DESCRIPTIONS: ROTATION, INCLINATION, DESCRIPTION
>-ROTATION:  Compass direction of bedding trend, in degrees.
>-INCLINATION:  Angle of bedding dip, in degrees from horizontal.
>-DESCRIPTION:  Brief geological explanation of point feature
>
>DESCRIPTION
>inclined bedding-showing strike and dip
>
>ROTATION
>values between 0 and 360
>
>INCLINATION
>values between 0 and 90
>
>--VANB_COAL.AAT--
>
>COLUMN   ITEM NAME        WIDTH OUTPUT  TYPE N.DEC  ALTERNATE NAME     INDEXED?
> 1  FNODE#                 4     5     B      -                        -
> 5  TNODE#                 4     5     B      -                        -
> 9  LPOLY#                 4     5     B      -                        -
>13  RPOLY#                 4     5     B      -                        -
>17  LENGTH                 4    12     F      3                        -
>21  VANB_COAL#             4     5     B      -                        -
>25  VANB_COAL-ID           4     5     B      -                        -
>29  DESCRIPTION           80    80     C      -                        -
>
>ATTRIBUTE NAMES AND DESCRIPTIONS: DESCRIPTION
>-DESCRIPTION:  Brief geological explanation of line feature
>
>DESCRIPTION
>coal bed-approximately located
>coal bed-inferred
>
>--VANB_CONT.AAT--
>
>COLUMN   ITEM NAME        WIDTH OUTPUT  TYPE N.DEC  ALTERNATE NAME     INDEXED?
> 1  FNODE#                 4     5     B      -                        -
> 5  TNODE#                 4     5     B      -                        -
> 9  LPOLY#                 4     5     B      -                        -
>13  RPOLY#                 4     5     B      -                        -
>17  LENGTH                 4    12     F      3                        -
>21  VANB_CONT#             4     5     B      -                        -
>25  VANB_CONT-ID           4     5     B      -                        -
>29  ELEVATION              6     6     I      -                        -
>
>ATTRIBUTE NAMES AND DESCRIPTIONS: ELEVATION
>-ELEVATION:  structure contours in feet above sea level
>
>ELEVATION
>5700
>5800
>5900
>6000
>6100
>6200
>6300
>6400
>6500
>6600
>6700
>6800
>6900
>7000
>7100
>7200
>7300
>7400
>7500
>7600

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