The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs is pleased to announce that the state’s eight museums (including this one) and seven of its historic sites will reopen to the public at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2020. These facilities, which closed on March 16, 2020, may resume operation at 25% of normal capacity under the state’s current Public Health Order.
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Hillsboro volcanic field
Type:Basaltic scoria cones and associated lava flows
Age:4 Ma and older
Significance:Basalts moderately late in age of eruption on the eastern margins of the Datil-Mogollon field and west of the Engle volcanic area
Composition:Basaltic, including alkali basalts
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