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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
Larger Work Title Smithsonian Contributions to Earth Sciences
First page 373
Last page 380
Country United States
State Texas
Other Geospatial Frenchman Hills;Glass Mountains;Tessey Formation