Fredericksberg Group and Maxon Sandstone, undivided

Fredericksberg Group and Maxon Sandstone, undivided
State Texas
Name Fredericksberg Group and Maxon Sandstone, undivided
Geologic age Early Cretaceous; Comanchean Series
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Marlstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Comments Fredericksberg Group--Limestone,dolomite,chert, marl. Limestone nodular, aphanitic, marly, gray, yell, white, pink; dolomite, find grained, gray; chert, in thin layers and nodules; marl locally gypsiferous, gray. abundant Exogyra texana some beds made almost entirely of Gryphaea sp., exposed thickness 50 ft in Hobbs Sheet (1976). Maxon Ss fine grained, calcareous, well cemented to friable, massive to bedded; limestone nodular to bedded, hard to soft. thickness of Maxon Ss 114 ft in area of Santiago Mtns, feathers out east and south short of Big Bend Natl Park and Black Gap area.
References

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1979, Emory Peak--Presidio Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, University of Texas at Austin.

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.

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Counties Brewster - Pecos