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Pawpaw Formation and upper limestone unit of Weno Formation, undivided

Pawpaw Formation and upper limestone unit of Weno Formation, undivided
StateTexas
NamePawpaw Formation and upper limestone unit of Weno Formation, undivided
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous-Early
Original map labelKpw
CommentsOn Waco Sheet (1970) Pawpaw--calcareous marl, near middle soft ledge-forming limestone bed, unit as a whole recessive; thickness as much as 10 ft, thins southward. Weno Limestone, some very thin marl interbeds, thin to medium bedded, white to grayish yellow, basal 2-4 ft thick resistant ledge forms uplands; thickness 6-45 ft.
Primary rock typemudstone
Secondary rock typelimestone
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Marlstone (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, 1972, Dallas sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1970, Waco Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, University of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, scale 1:250,000.
Geographic coverageBosque - Coryell - McLennan

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