Texas Tech University

Field Trips: Rio Grande Rift, Potrillo Volcanic field, Kilbourne Hole, Aden Crater & the Franklin Mountains, New Mexico & Texas


Mapping Laramide Structures in the Potrillo Mountains, southern New MexicoEast side of the Organ Mountains, New Mexico at sunriseKilbourne Hole, New Mexico, a late Pleistocene maar volcano.Crustal xenolith (granulite; left) and mantle xenolith (dunite; right) from Kilbourne HoleCollecting crustal xenoliths in the southern Potrillo MountainsBase-surge deposits near the margin of the Kilbourne maar volcano