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Bell Canyon, Cherry Canyon, and Brushy Canyon Formations undivided

Bell Canyon, Cherry Canyon, and Brushy Canyon Formations undivided
State Texas
Name Bell Canyon, Cherry Canyon, and Brushy Canyon Formations undivided
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Paleozoic | Permian [Guadalupe]
Comments Mostly sandstone, with some limestone, and siltstone. Total thickness about 3,000 ft (See individual unit descriptions)
Primary rock type sandstone
Secondary rock type limestone
Other rock types siltstone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Map references
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
Unit references
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1968, Van Horn-El Paso Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas: Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
Counties Culberson