Calvert Bluff Formation

Calvert Bluff Formation
State Texas
Name Calvert Bluff Formation
Geologic age Paleocene to Eocene
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Claystone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Coal > Lignite (Bed)
Comments Mostly mudstone with varing amounts of sandstone, lignite, ironstone concretions, and in uppermost part locally glauconitic. Mudst. massive to thinn bedded weathers yell-brn. Sandst. med to fine grained, mod. well sorted, crossbedded, lenticular. Lignite mostly in lower part of formation, seams 1-20 ft thick, brownish black. thickness about 1,000 ft.

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1974, Austin Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, University of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, scale 1:250,000.

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.

NGMDB product
Counties Bastrop - Burleson - Falls - Freestone - Lee - Leon - Limestone - Milam - Robertson - Williamson