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CS0004D. Regional Structural Cross Sections and General Stratigraphy, East Texas Basin, by D. H. Wood and E. H. Guevara. 21 p., 9 figs., 1 table, 8 pls., 1981.
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About This Publication
Jurassic, Cretaceous, and Tertiary sediments in the East Texas Basin have been structurally modified by movement of Middle Jurassic Louann Salt. Important structural elements in the basin include salt diapirs, deep salt anticlines and turtle-structure anticlines as well as prominent fault systems. This set of eight regional structural cross sections shows the general stratigraphy and structure of the basin and illustrates the effect of salt movement. Accompanying the cross sections is a brief discussion of the regional structure and stratigraphy. A table of lithologic descriptions for each formation, correlation notes, and selected references is also included.
Keywords: East Texas, East Texas Basin, cross sections, Leon County, logs, Louann Salt, Rains County, salt domes, Smith County, stratigraphy, Texas, turtle-structure anticlines
Data base and construction of cross sections
Appendix: Wells used to construct regional cross sections
1. Regional tectonic setting, East Texas Basin
2. Stratigraphic succession, East Texas Basin
3. Location of regional structural cross sections, typical well logs, and salt structures, East Texas Basin
4. Typical geophysical and lithic log, Rains County, Texas
5. Typical geophysical and lithic log, Smith County, Texas
6. Typical geophysical and lithic log, Leon County, Texas
7. Structure contour map on base of Austin Chalk, East Texas Basin
8. Model of salt dome and turtle-structure anticline development
9. Turtle-structure anticlines. salt anticlines, and salt diapirs, East Texas Basin
1. Lithologic descriptions, correlation notes, and selected references, East Texas Basin
Eight plates (A-A' through E-E' and X-X' through Z-Z')
Wood, D. H., and Guevara, E. H., 1981, Regional Structural Cross Sections and General Stratigraphy, East Texas Basin: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Cross Section CS 4, 21 p., 8 plates.