|Name||Palo Pinto Formation|
|Geologic age||Pennsylvanian; Missouri Series|
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
|Comments||Sandstone, shale, and limestone; shale, gray, commonly calcareous, several sandstone lentils. Thickness 70-100 ft. Wiles Limestone, gray, fine- to- coarse-grained, irregularly bedded, thin- to medium-bedded, bioclastic, algae common, thickness 1-4 ft. Oran Sandstone, tan to brown, fine- to medium-grained, ferruginous, locally crossbedded, channel-fill bodies in lower part, massive upward, forms rounded bench, fossils plant fragments common in lower part, thickness up to 30 ft.|
|Stratigraphic units||Wiles Limestone and Oran Sandstone|
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1987, Wichita Falls-Lawton Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas: University of Texas at Austin, 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.
|Counties||Eastland - Jack - Palo Pinto - Parker - Stephens|