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RI0017D. High Purity Marble Falls Limestone, Burnet County, Texas, by V. E. Barnes. 27 p., 3 figs., 1952. doi.org/10.23867/RI0017D. Downloadable PDF.
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Chemical analyses show that a reef approximately 100 feet thick in the lower portionof the Marble Falls limestone near Marble Falls, Burnet County, Texas, is exceptionally pure. Only the Honeycut formation, of the other formations described, contains limestone that might be of value.The type section of the Marble Falls limestone is described, including thin-section and insoluble residue descriptions.
Keywords: Burnet County, Honeycut Formation, Marble Falls limestone, Texas
Lower Ordovician (Ellenburger group)
Quaternary alluvium and high gravel
High purity Marble Falls limestone
Limestone in Honeycut formation
1. Geologic map of an area in vicinity of Marble Falls, Burnet County, Texas
2. Lithology and insoluble residues of Marble Falls limestone in type section
3. Geologic map of an area in the vicinity of Slickrock Creek, Llano and Burnet counties, Texas
1. Percent of insoluble residue in the type section of the Marble Falls limestone, Burnet County, Texas
2. Chemical composition of reef in lower portion of Marble Falls limestone at type section
3. Recast of analyses in table 2 showing amount of carbonates present
Barnes, V. E., 1952, High Purity Marble Falls Limestone, Burnet County, Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Report of Investigations No. 17, 27 p. doi.org/10.23867/RI0017D.