CRETACEOUS MARINE FOSSILS FROM GLEN ROSE FORMATION

Donald Kenney (donaldkenney@gmail.com)
Last Update: Wed Mar 7 19:10:12 2012



Introduction

Road Cut exposures in the fossiliferous Glen Rose formation in the area Southwest of Fort Worth. Additional exposures well to the South around Johnson City.

The Site(s)

Location

Maps


Rules and Access

Who knows? Roadcuts so probably OK

Related Localities

Exposures West of Austin and South of Johnson City near the junction of US281 and US290

Paleontology

ammonites, bivalves, gastropods, algae, worm tubes, echinoids, forams

Geology

Formations (youngest first)

Fredricksburg Formation (Lower Cretaceous) Glen Rose Limestone (Lower Cretaceous) fossiliferous limestones and chalks Trinity sands (Lower Cretaceous)

Note that the upper beds are thought to be deeper water deposits than the lower beds.

Other Stuff

References

Copyright, Licensing, and such

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