Moodys Branch Formation

Moodys Branch Formation
State Texas
Name Moodys Branch Formation
Geologic age Late Eocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate (Bed, Glauconitic)marl, glauconitic, aboundant marine megafossils
Comments Marl, glauconitic, abdt. calcareous nodules, olive gray; weathers light olive gray; marine megafossils abdt.; thickness 25 ft. type locality in Jackson, Miss. named for exposures along Moodys Branch of Pearl River in city of Jackson, Miss.
Stratigraphic units Jackson Group
References

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1967, Palestine Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, 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 Sabine