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Bell Canyon, Cherry Canyon, and Brushy Canyon Formations undivided

Bell Canyon, Cherry Canyon, and Brushy Canyon Formations undivided
StateTexas
NameBell Canyon, Cherry Canyon, and Brushy Canyon Formations undivided
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Paleozoic | Permian [Guadalupe]
Original map labelPbb
CommentsMostly sandstone, with some limestone, and siltstone. Total thickness about 3,000 ft (See individual unit descriptions)
Primary rock typesandstone
Secondary rock typelimestone
Other rock typessiltstone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (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, 1968, Van Horn-El Paso Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas: Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
Geographic coverageCulberson

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