Tansill Formation

Tansill Formation
State Texas
Name Tansill Formation
Geologic age Permian; Guadalupe Series
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments Mostly dolomite, fine grained, very thick to medium bedded, pale yellowish brown; weathers very pale orange, small anhydrite crystal molds common on weathered surfaces; some fossilferous limestone in northern Apache Mtns.; thickness 75 to 100+ ft.
Stratigraphic units Carlsbad Group

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.

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 Culberson