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Salmon Peak Limestone

Salmon Peak Limestone
StateTexas
NameSalmon Peak Limestone
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous-Early
Original map labelKsa
CommentsLimestone, upper 75 ft granular, abundant caprinid and other shell fragments, crossbedded; lower part, Globigerina mudstone, abundant large chert masses, white; total thickness 380 ft on San Antonio Sheet (1974), reported 310 ft thick on Del Rio Sheet (1977)..
Primary rock typelimestone
Secondary rock typemudstone
Other rock typeschert
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > 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, 1974, San Antonio Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, University of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, scale 1:250,000.
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1977, Del Rio Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, University of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, scale 1:250,000.
Geographic coverageEdwards - Kinney - Uvalde - Val Verde

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