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Maxon Sandstone and Bissett Conglomerate, undivided

Maxon Sandstone and Bissett Conglomerate, undivided NOTE: This unit is represented within the map unit explanation of (Geol. Map of Texas, 1992, Bur. Econ. Geol.) but does not occur on the map and is NOT included in the spatial data.
StateTexas
NameMaxon Sandstone and Bissett Conglomerate, undivided
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous-Early
Original map labelKtb
CommentsConglomerate and sandstone 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. Maxon Ss fine grained, calcareous, well cemented to friable, massive to bedded; limestone nodular to bedded, hard to soft. thickness of Maxon Ss 114 ft in area of Santiago Mtns, feathers out east and south short of Big Bend Natl Park and Black Gap area.
Primary rock typesandstone
Secondary rock typelimestone
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (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.

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