Granite Wash, Palo Duro Basin, Texas (16)

Comments on Geologic Parameters

16 Rock Mineralogy:

Most of the Granite Wash falls into the categories of arkose or lithic arkose, with smaller percentages being feldspathic litharenite and minor amounts of subarkose (Dutton, 1980, p. 13).

16 Reference:

Dutton, S. P., 1980, Depositional systems and hydrocarbon resource potential of the Pennsylvanian System, Palo Duro and Dalhart Basins, Texas Panhandle: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Geological Circular 80-8, 49 p.


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