Pawpaw Formation, Weno Limestone, and Denton Clay, undivided

Pawpaw Formation, Weno Limestone, and Denton Clay, undivided
State Texas
Name Pawpaw Formation, Weno Limestone, and Denton Clay, undivided
Geologic age Early Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Claystone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Marlstone (Bed)
Comments Pawpaw--calcareous marl, near middle soft ledge-forming limestone bed, unit as a whole recessive; thickness as much as 10 ft, thins southward. Weno Limestone, some very thin marl interbeds, thin to medium bedded, white to grayish yellow, basal 2-4- ft-thick resistant ledge forms uplands; thickness 6-45 ft. Denton clay alternating clay, marl, and limestone. Thickness 6-25 ft thins southward.
References

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1972, Dallas sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, 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 Cooke - Denton - Grayson - Tarrant