Quartermaster Formation

Quartermaster Formation; North and central Texas including panhandle.
State Texas
Name Quartermaster Formation
Geologic age Permian; Guadalupe Series
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Gypsum (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Sandstone-mudstone (Bed)
Comments shale, siltstone, sandstone, gypsum, and dolomite, interbedded. Shale indurate, thin interbeds of satinspar, various shades of red, reddish-brown, reddish-orange. Sandst fine-grain quartz, red, reddish-orange. Shale sandy, massive, red. gypsum and dolomite discontinuous and thin bedded. Thickness 300 + ft.
References

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1968, Plainview Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1983, Tucumcari Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, 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 Armstrong - Briscoe - Coke - Crosby - Dickens - Donley - Fisher - Floyd - Garza - Hall - Kent - King - Mitchell - Motley - Nolan - Randall - Scurry - Sterling - Stonewall