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Bissett Conglomerate

Bissett Conglomerate
StateTexas
NameBissett Conglomerate
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous-Early
Original map labelKbi
CommentsConglomerate in Brewster Co. and Marathon Uplift and Glass Mountains. Bissett Conglo. pebbles of ls., dolo., and quartz; some interbeds of ls and brn-yell shale; thickness as much as 700ft.
Primary rock typeconglomerate
Secondary rock typelimestone
Other rock typesshale
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale > Black-shale (Bed)
Map references
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1992, Geologic Map of Texas: University of Texas at Austin, Virgil E. Barnes, project supervisor, Hartmann, B.M. and Scranton, D.F., cartography, scale 1:500,000
Unit references
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1982, Fort Stockton Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
Geographic coverageBrewster - Pecos

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