Kincaid Formation

Kincaid Formation
State Texas
Name Kincaid Formation
Geologic age Paleocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay (Bed)
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Bed)
Comments Kincaid Fm-- upper part (Pisgah Member) sand and clay; sand, glauconitic, poorly sorted, clayey; clay, sandy, silty, med. gray to black; lower part (Littig Member) sand and clay; sand v. glauconitic, greenish black; clay sandy, phosphatic nodules and pebbles; thickness 150 +-ft. In East Texas and Gulf Coast to Rio Grande: Mostly clay, calcareous, glauconitic, selenitic, in part silty and sandy, locally phosphatic near base, some thin beds of hard, gray limestone in upper part, various shades of gray; marine megafossils; thickness 150 ft +-
Stratigraphic units descending Tehaucana, Pisgah, and Littig Members
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, 1972, Dallas sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1966, Texarkana Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, University of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, scale 1:250,000.

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, 1974, San Antonio 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 Delta - Dimmit - Falls - Henderson - Hopkins - Hunt - Kaufman - Leon - Limestone - Maverick - Navarro - Rains - Uvalde - Van Zandt - Zavala