Sedwick and Moran Formations, undivided

Sedwick and Moran Formations, undivided
State Texas
Name Sedwick and Moran Formations, undivided
Geologic age Permian; Wolfcamp Series
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Claystone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments Sedwick Fm--mudstone and sandstone, and several thin gray to tan limestone beds; mostly mudst. tan, poorly exposed, few flaggy siltst. and sandst. beds, lt-gray, tan, laminated, ripples, burrowed; contains limestone beds 2-3 ft. One sandst. 5-15 ft. thick, crossbedded, plant fossils. Limest. fine to med grained, thin beds, sandy, clayey, fossils mostly crinoid frags. gastrpods, and Myalina. Thickness of Sedwick Fm. 30-40 ft. Moran Fm. Mudstone and sandstone, mostly mudst. tan, poorly exposed; fine-grained sheet sandst. in middle part, crossbedded, locally burrowed. Camp Colorado Limestone gray to lt brn, coarse-grained, massive, bioclastic, Myalina-bearing lentils. Thickness of Moran 160-200 ft.
Stratigraphic units Cisco Group, Bowie Group (new), Camp Colorado Limestone
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.

Plummer, F.B., and Moore, R.C., 1921, Stratigraphy of the Pennsylvanian formations of north-central Texas: University of Texas Bulletin 2132.

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.

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Counties Shackelford - Stephens - Throckmorton - Young