Honeycut Formation

Honeycut Formation
State Texas
Name Honeycut Formation
Geologic age Early Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments Limestone and dolomite, thickly to thinly bedded, cherty; ls. aphanitic, lt-gray; dolomite mostly fine-grained to microgranular, lt- to medium-gray and yellowish-gray to brownish-gray; fossils perserved in chert include trilobites, cephalopods, the sponge Archaeoscyphia and gastropods including silicified Ceratopea; thickness 680 ft in SE area, truncated to NW by erosion.
Stratigraphic units Ellenberger Group

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1976, Brownwood sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, 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 Blanco - Burnet - Lampasas - Llano - San Saba