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Bissett Conglomerate

Bissett Conglomerate
State Texas
Name Bissett Conglomerate
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous-Early
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.
Primary rock type conglomerate
Secondary rock type limestone
Other rock types shale
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale > Black-shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Map references
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
Unit references
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1982, Fort Stockton Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
Counties Brewster - Pecos