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Fleming Formation

Fleming Formation
State Texas
Name Fleming Formation
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Cenozoic | Tertiary | Miocene
Comments Clay and Sandstone. Clay, calcareous, forms brownish-black soil. Sandst. med. to coarse grained, calcar., thick bedded, some crossbedding. lt. yell-gray; weathers lt. gray to med. gray; reworked Cretaceous invertebrate fossils locally. Thickness 1200+- ft
Primary rock type clay or mud
Secondary rock type sandstone
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
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, 1974, Seguin Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, University of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, scale 1:250,000.
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1967, Palestine Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
Counties Austin - Bee - Colorado - DeWitt - Fayette - Goliad - Jasper - Karnes - Liberty - Montgomery - Newton - Polk - San Jacinto - Trinity - Tyler - Victoria - Walker - Waller - Washington