Paluxy Sandstone, East Texas Basin

Comments on Geologic Parameters

12a Formation Temperature:

The average geothermal gradient for the area is 1.6 °F (0.9 °C/100 ft) (Kreitler and others, 1983).

12a Map:


12a Reference:

Kreitler, C. W., Collins, E. W., Fogg, G. E., Jackson, M., and Seni, S. J., 1983, Hydrogeologic characterization of the saline aquifers, East Texas Basin: implications to nuclear waste storage in East Texas salt domes: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, report prepared for U.S. Department of Energy under contract no. DE-AC97-80ET46617.