Lithostratigraphy Whitehorse

Lithostratigraphy Whitehorse - GEOL 4201 Whitehorse...

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GEOL 4201 Whitehorse Formation Located at Caprock Canyons State Park Briscoe Co., Texas Valley of the South Prong Canyon in Stream beds Whitehorse Formation: Feet 5. Whitehorse Sandstone, orangish red (non-weathered) to pinkish red (weathered), fine to very fine quartz sand, massive, friable, subangular to subrounded, spherical, well sorted, hematite cemented, gypsiferous, quartzarenite; reduction nodules, satin spar gypsum filled fractures 4.7+ 4. Cloud Chief Gypsum, milky white, red, to dark greenish gray, thinly bedded, calcareous; interlaminar selenite gypsum; aragonite and dolomite in thinly bedded gypsum, absent in selenite lamina, bed ranges in thickness, complex folds……………. .…………………… 1 + 3. Whitehorse Sandstone, orangish red (non-weathered) to pinkish red (weathered), fine to very fine quartz sand, massive, friable, subangular to subrounded, spherical, well sorted, hematite cemented, gypsiferous, quartzarenite; gypsum nodules, reduction nodules, satin spar gypsum filled fractures………………………………………………………. . 6.2 2. Cloud Chief Gypsum, milky white, red, to dark gray, thinly bedded,
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2011 for the course GEOL 4201 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Texas Tech.

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