Bissett Conglomerate

Bissett Conglomerate
State Texas
Name Bissett Conglomerate
Geologic age Early Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale > Black-shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments Conglomerate in Brewster Co. and Marathon Uplift and Glass Mountains. Bissett Conglo. pebbles of ls., dolo., and quartz; some interbeds of ls and brn-yell shale; thickness as much as 700ft.

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1982, Fort Stockton Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, 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 Brewster - Pecos