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  • Usage in publication:
    • Hordes Creek bed
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Bend arch
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. 421, 422. Hordes Creek bed in Albany division Impure limestones, 10 to 30 feet thick, with some layers of sandstone and clay. Member of Albany division [Albany is uppermost of 5 Carboniferous divisions of Cummins, 1891]. Overlies Lost Creek bed and underlies Indian Creek bed. Age is possibly Permian.
[Named from Hordes Creek, Coleman Co., Colorado River region, central TX.]

Source: Publication; US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 980).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Hordes Creek limestone lentil
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Bend arch
Publication:

Plummer, F.B., and Moore, R.C., 1922, Stratigraphy of the Pennsylvanian formations of north-central Texas: University of Texas Bulletin, no. 2132, 237 p.


Summary:

Pg. 192, 193, and charts. Hordes Creek limestone lentil is in lower part of Admiral formation (basal formation of Wichita group). Overlies Lost Creek shale member and underlies Indian Creek shale member. [Age is Permian.]

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 980).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Hords Creek formation
  • 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). Hords Creek formation. Rank raised to formation in Admiral herein restricted and given group status. Underlies Fisk formation (new); overlies Coleman Junction formation in Putnam group. [Age is Permian (Wolfcamp).]

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 1803).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Hords Creek limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Bend arch
Publication:

Miller, A.K., and Youngquist, Walter, 1947, Lower Permian cephalopods from the Texas Colorado River Valley: University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Mollusca, art. 1, p. 1-15.


Summary:

Pg. 1 (footnote by R.C. Moore). Hords Creek limestone underlies Wildcat Creek shale member (new) of Admiral formation. [Age is Early Permian (Wolfcamp).]

Source: US geologic names lexicon, USGS Bull. 1200, p. 1803).


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

Moore, R.C., 1949, Rocks of Permian(?) age in the Colorado River Valley, north-central Texas: U.S. Geological Survey Oil and Gas Investigations Preliminary Map, OM-80, scale 1:63,360


Summary:

Sheet 2. Hords Creek limestone member of Admiral formation. Columnar section shows Hords Creek limestone member underlying Wildcat Creek shale member and overlying Lost Creek shale member of Admiral formation. Age is Early Permian (Wolfcamp).

Source: Publication; US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 1803).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Hords Creek Limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Bend arch
Publication:

Barnes, V.E. (project director), 1987, Geologic atlas of Texas, Wichita Falls-Lawton sheet: University of Texas-Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Geologic Atlas of Texas, scale 1:250,000, Alfred Sherwood Romer memorial edition [Also available in GIS format: Texas Comm. Env. Quality (TCEQ), Austin, TX, 15-minute Digital GAT (Geologic Atlas of Texas) Quads, v. 3/01/2004, NW CD-ROM. GIS files, browse graphics: http://www.beg.utexas.edu/mainweb/services/15minquads.htm]


Summary:

Shown as a unit [unranked] in the lower part of Admiral Formation, at top of Coleman Junction Formation (both of Albany Group), and separately mapped. Present in south-central Throckmorton Co, in north-central TX on Bend arch. Northern termination is west of Woodson. Thickness is 1-2 ft, and thins northward. Is a gray and yellow, fine-grained limestone, in part intraclastic; erodes to small slabs and blocks. Age is Wolfcamp (Early Permian). Geologic map.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


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