Ojinaga Formation

Ojinaga Formation
State Texas
Name Ojinaga Formation
Geologic age Late Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale > Black-shale (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments in Quitman Mtns, shale, black, fissile; few beds of ss and ls, thickness 2,000+ ft. In Eagle Mtns area, shale, brown and black, fissile, calcareous, in part sandy. Sandst. calcar. grayish orange, lower 150 ft mostly ls, microgranular, flaggy, fossilif. thickness 840+ft.
Stratigraphic units Chispa Summit Formation on Van Horn-El Paso Sheet.
References

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1979, Marfa Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas: Bureau of Economic Geology and 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 Culberson - Hudspeth - Jeff Davis - Presidio