Bolson deposits

Bolson deposits
State Texas
Name Bolson deposits
Geologic age Pliocene
Lithologic constituents
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Alluvial)
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay (Alluvial)
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Alluvial)
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Gravel (Alluvial)
Comments clay, silt, sandstone, and conglomerate; finer grained material in central part, coarsens toward margins where lenses of pebbles to boulder conglomerate are common, mostly pale red to light brown; thickness in southern area up to 2,000 ft.

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1979, Marfa Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas: Bureau of Economic Geology and The 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 Brewster