Victorio Peak Formation

Victorio Peak Formation
State Texas
Name Victorio Peak Formation
Geologic age Permian; Leonard Series
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Siltstone-mudstone (Bed)in Wylie Mtns the unit is 1,600 ft thick and at base of unit is unknown thickness of interbedded marly ls, red silty shale, and limestone-pebble conglomerate, herein classified as fine-grained mixed clastic.
Comments limestone, dolomite, dolomitic limestone, sandstone, and siltstone, 800 ft thick in Guadalupe Mtns, 900-1,500 ft thick in Sierra Diablo, 280 ft thick at NW end of Apache Mtns, 1,600 ft thick in Wylie Mtns.
References

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 - Hudspeth - Jeff Davis