University of Texas at Austin

Paluxy Sandstone, East Texas Basin (05)

Comments on Geologic Parameters

05 Percent Shale:

Dividing net sand thickness by formation thickness derived a percent-sand map. Then subtraction of percentage of sand from formation thickness generated the percent-shale map.

05 Reference:

Core Laboratories, Inc., 1972, A survey of the subsurface saline water of Texas: Texas Water Development Board, Report 157 (1), 12 p.

Seni, S. J., 1981, Depositional systems of the Lower Cretaceous Paluxy Formation, East Texas Basin, in Kreitler, C. W., Collins, E. W., Davidson, E. D., Jr., Dix, O. R., Donaldson, G. A., Dutton, S. P., Fogg, G. E., Giles, A. B., Harris, D. W., Jackson, M. P. A., Lopez, C. M., McGowen, M. K., Muehlberger, W. R., Pennington, W. D., Seni, S. J., Wood, D. H., and Wuerch, H. V., Geology and geohydrology of the East Texas Basin; a report on the progress of nuclear waste isolation feasibility studies: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Geological Circular 81-7, p. 12-20.


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