Benevides Formation

Benevides Formation
State Texas
Name Benevides Formation
Geologic age Early Cretaceous; Comanchean Series
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Comments Benevides Fm--quartz sandstone, fine grained, calcareous, somewhat argillaceous, friable, grayish pink to pale red; thickness 100 ft of less.
References

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1968, Van Horn-El Paso Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas: Bureau of Economic Geology, The 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 Hudspeth