Cathederal Mountain Formation

Cathederal Mountain Formation
State Texas
Name Cathederal Mountain Formation
Geologic age Permian; Leonard Series
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert (Bed)
Comments Siliceous shale, chert, interbedded limestone and small-pebble conglomerate yellow, orange, weathers pink and red; thickness 1,600 ft
References

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1982, Fort Stockton Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, 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 - Pecos