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Lueders Formation

Lueders Formation
State Texas
Name Lueders Formation
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Paleozoic | Permian [Leonard]
Comments Shale and limestone interbedded; mostly shale in units 1 to 10 ft thick. Tan, gray, olive-green, incr. reddish and massive northward, locally silty and calcareous. Limestone brown, gray, fine to coarse grained, thick to planar and nodular bedded in units 1-5 ft thick, locally sandy, bioclastic. Thickness of unit 50-70 ft. Unit thins northward
Primary rock type shale
Secondary rock type limestone
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (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, 1987, Wichita Falls-Lawton Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas: University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, scale 1:250,000.
Counties Baylor - Coleman - Concho - Haskell - Jones - Runnels - Shackelford - Taylor - Throckmorton - Wilbarger