Blossom Sand

Blossom Sand
State Texas
Name Blossom Sand
Geologic age Late Cretaceous; Gulfian Series
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Glauconitic)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Siltstone-mudstone (Bed)
Comments Quartz sand grading west to clay. Sand, v. fine grained to fine grained, calcar, glauconitic, ferruginous, calcar concretions and septaria, thin clay interbeds, brown. Clay, silty, calcareous, interbeds of silt; marine megafossils scarce. Thickness 20 ft. feathers out west in Fannin Co.

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1967, Sherman Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas: University of Texas at Austin, 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 Fannin - Lamar - Red River