Geologic units in Loving county, Texas

Sand sheet deposits (Holocene) at surface, covers 47 % of this area

Sand sheet deposits

Caliche deposits (Pleistocene and Holocene) at surface, covers 37 % of this area

Caliche deposits

Terrace deposits (Pleistocene and Holocene) at surface, covers 5 % of this area

Terrace deposits

Sand deposits, undivided (Holocene) at surface, covers 5 % of this area

Sand deposits, undivided

Alluvium (Holocene) at surface, covers 3 % of this area

Alluvium

Dockum Group, undivided (Late Triassic) at surface, covers 2 % of this area

Dockum Group

Pond deposits (Pleistocene) at surface, covers 0.8 % of this area

Pond deposits

Gatuna Formation (Middle (?) Pleistocene) at surface, covers 0.6 % of this area

Gatuna Formation

Rustler Formation (Permian; Ochoa Series) at surface, covers 0.4 % of this area

Rustler Formation

Dewey Lake Red beds (Permian; Ochoa Series) at surface, covers 0.2 % of this area

Dewey Lake Red beds

Older alluvial deposits (Pleistocene) at surface, covers 0.2 % of this area

Older alluvial deposits

Eolian and piedmont deposits (Holocene to middle Pleistocene) at surface, covers 0.2 % of this area

Interlayered eolian sands and piedmont-slope deposits along the eastern flank of the Pecos River valley, primarily between Roswell and Carlsbad. Typically capped by thin eolian deposits.

Quaternary deposit, undivided (Quaternary) at surface, covers 0.1 % of this area

Quaternary deposit, undivided

Older alluvial deposits of upland plains and piedmont areas, and calcic soils and eolian cover sediments of High Plains region (Middle to lower Pleistocene) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Includes scattered lacustrine, playa, and alluvial deposits of the Tahoka, Double Tanks, Tule, Blanco, Blackwater Draw, and Gatuna Formations, the latter of which may be Pliocene at base; outcrops, however, are basically of Quaternary deposits.

Quartermaster Formation; red sandstone and siltstone; Upper Permian (Upper Permian) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Red sandstone and siltstone.

Eolian deposits (Holocene to middle Pleistocene) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Eolian deposits.

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

Alluvium