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caliche deposits

caliche deposits
StateTexas
Namecaliche deposits
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Cenozoic | Quaternary | Pleistocene Holocene
Original map labelQc
Commentschiefly pedogenic carbonate stripped of covering materials, of several ages, thickness as much as 35 ft
Primary rock typeevaporite
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Chemical (Bed)soil carbonate
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, 1976, Pecos Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas: University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, scale 1:250,000.
Geographic coverageAndrews - Concho - Crane - Deaf Smith - Ector - Gillespie - Glasscock - Hartley - Loving - Martin - Mason - Midland - Oldham - Reagan - Upton - Ward - Winkler

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