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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Latir-Agua Fria Peak volcanic field
Type:older intermediate-rhyolitic lava flows, tuff, and intrusions
Age:Between 22 and 37 Ma before present
Significance:A distal outlier of the San Juan volcanic field, it is within the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and partly rsponsible for unusual rare earth ores
Composition:Rhyolite and intermediate volcanic rocks
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