Torcer Formation

Torcer Formation
State Texas
Name Torcer Formation
Geologic age Early Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale > Black-shale (Bed)
Comments limestone, sandstone, shale, and conglomerate. Mostly fine-grained, clayey, sandy limest. Sandst med. gray medium grained. Shale calcar, sandy. Thickness of formation 400 ft.

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 Hudspeth