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  • Usage in publication:
    • Wilbarger Creek bed
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • 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. 374, 384. Wilbarger Creek bed in Strawn division. Sandstone, 75 to 200 feet thick, in places very massive. Member of Strawn division [Strawn is 2nd from base of 5 Carboniferous divisions of Cummins, 1891]. Underlies Comanche Creek bed and overlies Buffalo Creek bed. Age is Pennsylvanian.
[Named from Wilbarger Creek, San Saba Co., Colorado River region, central TX.]

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 2332).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Wilbarger Creek sandstone
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Fort Worth syncline
Publication:

Zimmerman, D.A., and Glover, G.D., 1956, Summary of geological nomenclature, Morrow, Bend, and Strawn series, Fort Worth basin area [Texas]: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Permian Basin Section, Field Trip Guidebook, Spring meeting and field symposium, May 11-12, 1956, p. 70-78.


Summary:

Pg. 78. Wilbarger Creek bed in Strawn series. Thickness 75 to 200 feet. Overlies Buffalo Creek bed; underlies Comanche Creek bed. [Age is Pennsylvanian; age of Strawn not discussed.]
[Report area in Parker County, central Texas.]

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 4225); supplemental information from GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


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