Willow Point Formation

Willow Point Formation
State Texas
Name Willow Point Formation
Geologic age Late Pennsylvanian; Missouri Series
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments mapped as a formation on State Geologic Map of Texas, 1992. On the Sherman Sheet of Geologic Atlas of Texas (1967) this unit is "unranked limestone unit mapped separately at top of Palo Pinto Formation south and east of Lake Bridgeport in SW Wise Co., TX (Fort Worth syncline)". Limestone, aphanitic, snady and oolitic in southwest Wise Co., hard, thin to thick bedded, lt. olive gray; forms distinct bench; marine megafossils, thickness 2-7 ft
Stratigraphic units Strawn Group
References

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1967, Sherman 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.

NGMDB product
Counties Wise