Geologic units in Bryan county, Oklahoma

Alluvium (Holocene) at surface, covers 22 % of this area

WOODWARD- Lenticular and interfingering deposits of gravel, sand, silt, and clay. Generally light-tan to gray. Thickness along major streams ranges up to 100 feet and probably averages 40 feet; along minor streams the thickness ranges up to 45 feet and probably averages 20 feet. ENID- Sand, silt, clay, and locally gravel. Maximum thickness ranges from 30 to 80 feet (9 to 24 m) along major streams and from 0 to 60 feet (0 to 18 m) along minor streams. TULSA- Gravel, sand, silt, and clay. TULSA- Gravel, sand, silt, and clay. OKLAHOMA CITY- Sand, silt, clay, and lenticular beds of gravel. Thickness ranges from about 30 to 100 feet and probably averages about 50 feet along major streams. Along minor streams, thickness ranges from a few feet to about 50 feet and probably averages about 25 feet. LAWTON- Sand, clay, and gravel as much as 50 feet (15 m) thick; Shown only along major streams and tributaries. ARDMORE-SHERMAN- Gravel, sand, silt, and clay, including low terraces; thickness, about 25 to 100 feet. McALESTER TEXARKANA- Gravel, sand, silt, and clay, including low terraces about 30 feet above channels; thickness, about 50 feet along Little River and 110 feet along Red River.

Terrace Deposits (Pleistocene) at surface, covers 15 % of this area

WOODWARD- Lenticular and interfingering deposits of light-tan to gray gravel, sand, silt, clay, and volcanic ash. Sand dunes are common in many places. Thickness ranges up to 150 feet and averages about 60 feet. ENID- Sand, silt, clay, and gravel. Maximum thickness, about 75 feet (23 m) along major streams. TULSA- Fine gravel, sand, silt, and clay. CLINTON- Stream-laid deposits of sand, silt, clay, gravel, and volcanic ash; thickness ranges from 0 to about 120 feet. OKLAHOMA CITY- Lenticular beds of sand, silt, clay, and gravel. Thickness ranges from a few feet to about 100 feet and probably averages about 50 feet along major streams. FORT SMITH- Gravel, sand, silt, and clay. LAWTON- Sand, clay, and gravel as much as 75 feet (23 m) in Tillman County, ranging from 5 to 50 feet (2 to 15 m) elsewhere. ARDMORE-SHERMAN- Gravel, sand, silt, clay, and volcanic ash; thickness, about 5 to 50 feet; at various levels, as high as 160 feet above present flood plains. McALESTER TEXARKANA- Gravel, sand, silt, clay, and volcanic ash; several levels 20 to 160 feet or more above present flood plains, with each level containing deposits that average 20 to 30 feet in thickness, some windblown sand on top; may include colluvial wash down sides of hills.

Caddo Formation (Early Cretaceous) at surface, covers 12 % of this area

ARDMORE-SHERMAN-Limestones, marls, and shales; 150 feet thick. Subdivided into "Fort Worth Limestone" at top and "Duck Creek Limestone" below. McALESTER TEXARKANA- Limestones, white to cream, silty, alternating with gray shales, with "Texigryphaea washitaensis;" 7-foot bed at top (Fort Worth equivalent) and blue-gray silty shales and limestones below with "Texigryphaea navia" (Duck Creek equivalent); thickness, 150 feet. Ouachita Mountain uplift; S. OK folded belt province.

Bokchito Formation (Early Cretaceous) at surface, covers 11 % of this area

ARDMORE-SHERMAN- Clay, illitic, kaolinitic, with some tan limestones and sandstones. Subdivided into "Pawpaw Clay" at top, 40 to 60 feet thick; "Quarry Limestone," 13 feet thick; "Weno Clay," 100 to 135 feet thick; and basal "Denton Clay," 50 to 70 feet thick.

Dexter Member of Woodbine Formation (Late Cretaceous) at surface, covers 10 % of this area

ARDMORE-SHERMAN- sandstone, shale, and lignite, moderately to weakly indurated, about 100 feet thick.

Lewisville Member of Woodbine Formation (Late Cretaceous) at surface, covers 8 % of this area

ARDMORE-SHERMAN- mostly shale and weakly indurated sandstone, about 75 feet thick.

Red Branch Member of Woodbine Formation (Late Cretaceous) at surface, covers 7 % of this area

ARDMORE-SHERMAN- indurated sandstone, shale, and lignite, about 75 feet thick, erodes to an escarpment; and basal Dexter Member.

Woodbine Formation (Late Cretaceous) at surface, covers 5 % of this area

McALESTER TEXARKANA- Sand, dark-green, yellowish-red, white, gray, fine- to coarse-grained, tuffaceous in upper part; crossbedded, quartzose, and brownish-red noncalcareous clay; some gravel lentils with little to no quartz and some lignites and fossil plants; rests unconformably upon successively older Cretaceous units eastward; thickness, 325 to 455 feet, increasing eastward.

Grayson Marl and Bennington Limestone (Early Cretaceous) at surface, covers 4 % of this area

ARDMORE-SHERMAN- "Grayson Marl," marl, olive-gray, weakly indurated; thickness, about 25 feet. "Bennington Limestone" at base is moderately indurated, medium bedded; thickness, about 10 feet. McALESTER TEXARKANA- "Grayson Marl," olive-gray, weakly indurated; with Texigryphaea roemeri;" thickness, about 25 feet. "Bennington Limestone" at base, limestone, gray to gray-brown, sandy, fossiliferous, overlapped eastward by Woodbine; thickness, 6 to 18 feet.

Kiamichi Formation (Early Cretaceous) at surface, covers 2 % of this area

ARDMORE-SHERMAN- Shale, dark-gray, plastic, with oyster-shell limestones; thickness, about 30 feet. McALESTER TEXARKANA- Shale, dark-gray to black, with some brown fossiliferous limestones, with "Texigryphaea navia;" thickness, 28 to 36 feet, and up to 80 feet in subsurface of southern McCurtain County.Ouachita Mountain uplift; S. OK folded belt province.

Eagle Ford Formation (Late Cretaceous) at surface, covers 0.8 % of this area

ARDMORE-SHERMAN- Shale, dark-gray, plastic; thickness, about 50 feet; top eroded.

Goodland Limestone and Walnut Clay (Early Cretaceous) at surface, covers 0.8 % of this area

ARDMORE-SHERMAN- "Goodland Limestone," limestone, gray, dense, nodular to massive; thickness, 20 to 30 feet. At base is "Walnut Clay," tan clay, about 4 feet thick. McALESTER TEXARKANA- Limestone, white, fine crystalline, massive-bedded, with "Texigryphaea mucronata;" some argillaceous buff beds in lower few feet may be "Walnut Clay" equivalents; erodes into a mappable escarpment; thickness, 26 to 55 feet.

Antlers Sand or Antlers Sandstone (Early Cretaceous) at surface, covers 0.8 % of this area

ARDMORE-SHERMAN- "Antlers Sand" Sand, white to yellow, medium-grained, weakly indurated, with varicolored clays. Contains arkosic conglomerates near Arbuckle Mountains and "Baum Limestone" near Mannsville anticline. Thickness, 200 to 700 feet. McALESTER TEXARKANA- "Antlers Sandstone" Sandstone and sand, white to reddish-yellow to orange-brown to gray, fine- to coarse-grained, quartzose, crossbedded, moderately to weakly indurated, interbedded with varicolored clays and conglomerates; contains fossil wood and dinosaurs; rests unconformably upon Ouachita rocks but conformably upon DeQueen Limestone; thickness, 0 to 320 feet, thickening southeastward to 900 feet in subsurface.

Templeton Member of Woodbine Formation (Late Cretaceous) at surface, covers 0.6 % of this area

ARDMORE-SHERMAN- indurated sandstone and shale, about 75 feet thick, erodes to an escarpment; (Woodbine Formation).

Weno Clay and Soper Limestone (Early Cretaceous) at surface, covers 0.5 % of this area

McALESTER TEXARKANA- "Weno Clay", clay and shale, brownish-gray, with selenite gypsum; interbedded with red- to yellow-brown fine-grained sandstones; thickness, 30 to 53 feet. "Soper Limestone" at base, limestone, gray-brown to red-brown, compact, fossiliferous, with "Rastellum carinatum;" thickness, 1 to 2 feet.

Denton Clay (Early Cretaceous) at surface, covers 0.4 % of this area

McALESTER TEXARKANA- Clay and shale, blue- to brownish-gray, and marly, fossiliferous limestone with "Texigryphaea washitaensis;" thickness, 45 to 65 feet.

Pawpaw Sandstone and McNutt Limestone (Early Cretaceous) at surface, covers 0.4 % of this area

McALESTER TEXARKANA- "Pawpaw Sandstone," sandstone, yellowish- to reddish-gray, fine-grained, with gray to reddish-purple sandy clay; thickness, 35 feet. "McNutt Limestone" at base, limestone, grayish-brown, arenaceous, with "Rastellum quadriplicatum;" thickness, 2 to 3 feet.

Woodford Shale (Late Devonian) at surface, covers 0.3 % of this area

ARDMORE-SHERMAN- Shale, black, fissile, cherty; thickness, 160 to 560 feet, increasing southward. Occurs in the ARBUCKLE MTNS.

Alluvium (Holocene) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Alluvium

Terrace deposits (Pleistocene and Holocene) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Terrace deposits

Eagle Ford Formation (Late Cretaceous) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Eagle Ford Formation

Fort Worth Limestone and Duck Creek Formation, undivided (Early Cretaceous) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Fort Worth Limestone and Duck Creek Formation, undivided