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Lithofacies and the depositional history of the Tessey Formation, Frenchman Hills, West Texas

Smithsonian Contributions to Earth Sciences

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Abstract

The Tessey Formation in the Frenchman Hills, northwest Glass Mountains, represent deposition in a basinal setting. The formation consists of at least two shallowing-upward sequences of carbonate and evaporite deposition marked by two episodes of subaerial exposure, meteoric water dissolution, and collapse brecciation.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Lithofacies and the depositional history of the Tessey Formation, Frenchman Hills, West Texas
Series title:
Smithsonian Contributions to Earth Sciences
Volume
32
Year Published:
2000
Language:
English
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Description:
8 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
373
Last page:
380
Number of Pages:
8
Country:
United States
State:
Texas
Other Geospatial:
Frenchman Hills;Glass Mountains;Tessey Formation