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dune sand sheet deposits

dune sand sheet deposits
State Texas
Name dune sand sheet deposits
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Cenozoic | Quaternary | Holocene
Comments Stabilized sand dune deposits Van Horn-El Paso Sheet (1968), Corpus Christi Sheet (1975) and (McAllen-Brownsville Sheet, 1976) strong relict eolian grain, includes active blowouts with depressed relief, hummocky, moderate to v. high permeability, low to mod. water-holding capacity. No data on thickness
Primary rock type sand
Secondary rock type silt
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Eolian)
Incidental
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Eolian)
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, 1987, Wichita Falls-Lawton Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas: University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, scale 1:250,000.
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1976, McAllen-Brownsville Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
Bureau of Economic Geology, 1975, Corpus Christi Sheet, Geologic Atlas of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:250,000.
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