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  • Usage in publication:
    • Hog Creek bed
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Clay
    • Sandstone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Bend arch
    • Llano uplift
Publication:

Drake, N.F., 1893, Report on the Colorado coal field of Texas, IN Fourth annual report of the Geological Survey of Texas, 1892: Geological Survey of Texas Annual Report, v. 4, p. 357-444. [Available online from the University of Texas-Austin library: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/books/dumble/]


Summary:

Pg. 387, 397. Hog Creek bed in Canyon division. Slightly arenaceous and slightly fossiliferous bluish clay or sandy clay, with some sandstone and conglomeratic sandstone, in places in massive beds. Thickness thin to 70 feet. Member of Canyon division [Canyon is 3rd from top of 5 Carboniferous divisions of Cummins, 1891]. Overlies 60 feet of cherty limestone and underlies Home Creek bed. Age is Pennsylvanian.
[Named from Hog Creek, Brown Co., Colorado River region, central TX.]

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 966).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Hog Creek shale member
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Bend arch
    • Llano uplift
Publication:

Plummer, F.B., and Moore, R.C., 1922, Pennsylvanian stratigraphy of north-central Texas: Journal of Geology, v. 30, no. 1, p. 18-42.


Summary:

Pg. 24, 31, 36; Univ. Texas Bull., no. 2132, p. 117+. Hog Creek shale member of Caddo Creek formation of Canyon group. Sandy shale forming basal member of Caddo Creek formation (of Canyon group). To north grades into thick cross-bedded sandstone at top. Underlies Home Creek limestone member. Rests on Ranger limestone member of Brad formation.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 966).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Hog Creek shale member
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Bend arch
Publication:

Nickell, C.O., 1938, Stratigraphy of the Canyon and Cisco groups on Colorado River in Brown and Coleman Counties, Texas, IN Lee, Wallace and others, Stratigraphic and paleontologic studies of the Pennsylvanian and Permian rocks in north-central Texas: University of Texas-Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Publication, no. 3801, p. 91-138, (incl. geologic map)


Summary:

Pg. 115-116. Hog Creek shale member of Caddo Creek formation. [In central northern Texas], Caddo Creek formation consists of Hog Creek shale member, whose type locality is in northern Brown County, and overlying Home Creek limestone of northern Brown County, which has been correlated with a limestone also called Home Creek occurring at same horizon in Brazos River basin in Palo Pinto County. At section on west side of Mukewater Creek half a mile above its junction with Home Creek, in southeastern Coleman County, the Hog Creek member is 39 feet thick, underlies Home Creek limestone member, and overlies Ranger limestone member of Brad formation. [Age is Pennsylvanian.]

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 1776).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Hog Creek shale
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Bend arch
Publication:

Cheney, M.G., 1940, Geology of north-central Texas: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 24, no. 1, p. 65-118. [Available online, with subscription, from AAPG archives: http://www.aapg.org/datasystems or http://search.datapages.com]


Summary:

Pg. 66 (fig. 1). Hog Creek shale of Caddo Creek group. Shown on correlation chart as Hog Creek shale in Caddo Creek group. Underlies Home Creek limestone; overlies Ranger limestone of Brad group. [Age is Pennsylvanian.]

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 1776).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Hog Creek shale member†
  • Modifications:
    • Abandoned
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Bend arch
Publication:

Cheney, M.G. (leader), 1948, Study of Lower Permian and Upper Pennsylvanian rocks in Brazos and Colorado River Valleys of west-central Texas, particularly from Coleman Junction to Home Creek limestones: Abilene Geological Society Field Trip Guidebook, Spring Field Trip, June 11-12, 1948, 20 p.


Summary:

Pg. 20. Proposed that name Hog Creek shale, misapplied by Drake and others, be dropped and that name Colony Creek shale be given to beds between Ranger and Home Creek limestones.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 1776).


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