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Victorio Peak Formation

Victorio Peak Formation
StateTexas
NameVictorio Peak Formation
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Paleozoic | Permian [Leonard]
Original map labelPvc
Commentslimestone, dolomite, dolomitic limestone, sandstone, and siltstone, 800 ft thick in Guadalupe Mtns, 900-1,500 ft thick in Sierra Diablo, 280 ft thick at NW end of Apache Mtns, 1,600 ft thick in Wylie Mtns.
Primary rock typelimestone
Secondary rock typedolostone (dolomite)
Other rock typesfine-grained mixed clastic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Siltstone-Mudstone (Bed)in Wylie Mtns the unit is 1,600 ft thick and at base of unit is unknown thickness of interbedded marly ls, red silty shale, and limestone-pebble conglomerate, herein classified as fine-grained mixed clastic.
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 - Hudspeth - Jeff Davis

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