San Carlos Sandstone

San Carlos Sandstone
State Texas
Name San Carlos Sandstone
Geologic age Late Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Coal > Lignite (Bed)
Comments Fossiliferous sandstone and clay containing coal; thickness at least 1.400 ft.
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 Jeff Davis - Presidio