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Victorio Peak Formation

Victorio Peak Formation
State Texas
Name Victorio Peak Formation
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Paleozoic | Permian [Leonard]
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.
Primary rock type limestone
Secondary rock type dolostone (dolomite)
Other rock types fine-grained mixed clastic
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)
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.
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, 1968, Van Horn-El Paso Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas: Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
Counties Culberson - Hudspeth - Jeff Davis