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Hoxbar Group

ARDMORE-SHERMAN- Upper most member of Glenn Fm, consisting of brown limestone, white sandstone, and shale. "Zuckerman Sandstone" (top eroded) down to base of "Confederate Limestone;" thickness, 2,800 feet. Occurs in the ARDMORE BASIN
StateOklahoma
NameHoxbar Group
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Pennsylvanian-Middle
Original map labelIPho
CommentsComments: Probably named for town of Hoxbar, Carter Co, OK, in the Ardmore Basin, S. Oklahoma folded belt province. Type area given in secs 26 and 35, T5S, R2E, Carter Co, OK. Occurs southeast of Ardmore and west of Hoxbar. Consists chiefly of shales, divided into the following members (ascending): Confederate limestone, Union Dairy, Westheimer, Crinerville, Anadarche, Daube, and Zuckermann. These members separated from each other by unnamed parts of Hoxbar. Basal part consists of several brown limestones, one of which is prolific FUSILINA CYLINDRICA horizon. Upper part consists of white sandstones separated by light-blue to yellow and red shales. Becomes less calcareous toward the southeast. Near top of member, 4 mi southeast of Ardmore, a coal seam 2-4 ft thick occurs. Total thickness of Hoxbar is 4,000 ft. (Goldston, 1922).
Primary rock typelimestone
Secondary rock typesandstone
Other rock typesshale
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Map references
Heran, W. D., Green, G. and Stoeser, D. B., 2003, A Digital Geologic Map Database of Oklahoma: U. S. G. S. Open File Report 03-247
Unit references
Heran, W. D., Green, G. and Stoeser, D. B., 2003, A Digital Geologic Map Database of Oklahoma: U. S. G. S. Open File Report 03-247
Hart, D.L., 1974, Reconnaissance of the water resources of the Ardmore and Sherman quadrangles, southern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geological Survey, Hydrologic Atlas 3, scale 1:250,000, 4 sheets. (Geology on sheet 1 compiled by D.L. Hart, and R.O. Fay, in 1970.)
Cederstrand, J.R., 1996a, Digital geologic map of Ardmore-Sherman quadrangles, south-central Oklahoma: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-370, (3 diskettes), URL address is: http://ok.water.usgs.gov/gis/geology
Goldston, W. L. Jr., 1922, Differentiation and structure of the Glenn Formation: Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, vol.5, no.1, pp. 5-23
Geographic coverageCarter - Love

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