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Paluxy Sand and Glen Rose Limestone, undivided

Paluxy Sand and Glen Rose Limestone, undivided
State Texas
Name Paluxy Sand and Glen Rose Limestone, undivided
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous-Early
Comments Brownwood Sheet (1976)--Paluxy Formation sandstone with interbedded claystone and siltstone; thickness as much as 100 ft. Glen Rose Formation limestone and claystone alternating, some sandstone. thickness as much as 250 ft.
Primary rock type sandstone
Secondary rock type limestone
Other rock types claystone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Claystone (Bed)
Minor
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, 1976, Brownwood sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
Counties Burnet - Comanche - Coryell - Hamilton - Lampasas - Mills - Travis - Williamson