• Okay...going to give you two possibilities.  My sister and brother-in-law recently saw something similar here...may have been same thing on same day.

1.  Could have been clouds forming with horizontal air movement (say west to east) high up in the atmosphere, where the west-to-east moving air encountered a bubbling area of turbulence below.  Therefore, the air was rising (rising air tends to form clouds due to adiabatic cooling with increasing height) over the layer of turbulence, creating the saucer or cap shaped clouds.  Since a wide-spread or elongated parabolic cloud didn't form...that would tell me that there was little moisture in the atmosphere at that level.

2.  These could have been rare and small versions of clouds most usually seen over tall mountains -- lenticularis clouds.  These clouds usually look like stacks of lenses or pancakes, and many times have been thought to be "flying saucers".  See the link below to compare.  They're also caused by strong west to east winds flowing around and over the tops of the highest mountain peaks in north-south ranges, such as the San Juan and Sangre de Cristo ranges in NM and Colo.  Most of the time,  lenticularis that form over mountains will be more substantial in size and shape than what you saw.

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