Woodbine Formation

Woodbine Formation
State Texas
Name Woodbine Formation
Geologic age Late Cretaceous; Gulfian Series
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Sandstone-mudstone (Tuffaceous)
Comments NE Texas. Texarkana Sheet (1966) Woodbine Formation--various interlensing sequence of nonmarine, brackish-water, and marine beds of sand, clay, sandstone, and shale 350-600 ft thick. Woodbine fossils include ammonites, gastropods, pelecypods, brachiopods, and foraminifers. Contains volcanic sand and tuff, coarse grained, crossbedded, dk green and olive green; fossil plants and a few marine megafossils; thickness 500 ft, thins eastward.
Stratigraphic units members of Woodbine (ascending) Dexter, Red Branch, Lewisville, and Templeton (Red River area)
References

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1966, Texarkana Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, University of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, 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 - Dallas - Denton - Fannin - Grayson - Hill - Johnson - Lamar - McLennan - Red River - Tarrant