West Nueces Formation

West Nueces Formation
State Texas
Name West Nueces Formation
Geologic age Early Cretaceous; Comanchean Series
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments Along West Nueces River in Kinney and Uvalda Counties (Del Rio Sheet, 1977; San Antonio Sheet, 1974). Upper 80 ft limestone, fine grained, massive, miliolid and mollusc-bearing; lower 60 ft, limestone, nodular, oysters and other molluscs common; total thickness 140 ft.

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1977, Del Rio 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 Kinney - Uvalde