Alkali flat deposits

Alkali flat deposits
State Texas
Name Alkali flat deposits
Geologic age Holocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay (Bed)
Minor
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Bed)
Comments alkali and salt impregnated clay, dolomite, and very fine-grained sand; some intermittent salt lakes
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