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XRF elemental and mineralogical analysis of core sample and well cuttings in granite wash area of Wheeler County, Texas
X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) technology is used in the oil and gas industry to supplement traditionally-acquired well data and to assess mineralogical variability in a non-destructive manner. The application and usefulness of ...
Geology of the fluvial deposits of the Colorado River Valley, Central Texas
Terrace deposits along a 40 mile segment of the Colorado River between Austin and Bastrop, Texas, are mapped in detail. The following deposits have been delineated (lowest to highest): Floodplain, Sixth Street Terrace, ...
Paradox Basin source rock, southeastern Utah : organic geochemical characterization of Gothic and Chimney Rock units, Ismay and Desert Creek zones, within a sequence stratigraphic framework
The Chimney Rock and Gothic units of the Pennsylvanian Paradox Formation have long been considered source rocks for the rich hydrocarbon fields of southeastern Utah. Fundamental questions about these units include: source ...
Evidence for changes in coastline-controlled base level from fluvial stratigraphy at Aeolis Dorsa, Mars
There is evidence that a subset of fluvial deposits at Aeolis Dorsa, a basin on Mars, preserve incised valleys carved and filled during changes in base level, which was likely controlled by water surface elevation of a ...
This master's report addresses the conceptual and material investigations that were explored within my artistic research made at the University of Texas at Austin between 2011 and 2014. These works are a confluence of ...
The geology of the Backbone Ridge area, Llano and Burnet counties, Texas
The purpose of the author is to present a geological survey of the Backbone Ridge area in Burnet and Llano counties, Texas. During the summer of 1947 while enrolled in a geologic field course in McCullough County, it was ...
Analyzing deep-water near seafloor geology with chirp sonar sub-bottom profiles : Green Canyon, Gulf of Mexico
The study area is located on the continental slope in the Green Canyon deep-water area of the Gulf of Mexico. This area is being investigated by the Bureau of Economic Geology as part of several active gas hydrate studies ...
Epithermal gold mineralization in the Velvet District, Pershing County, Nevada
Gold mineralization in the Velvet District occurs in an eastward dipping sequence of Miocene tuffs, flows, and tuffaceous sediments on the west flank of the Trinity Range in Pershing County, Nevada. Numerous north-northeast ...
Sedimentology and petrography of a distributary channel complex in the Aguja Formation (Late Campanian), Big Bend National Park, Texas
(Texas Tech University, 1988-12)
The Upper Cretaceous Aguja Formation and the underlying Pen Formation, northwest of the Grapevine Hills in the northcentral part of Big Bend National Park, was deposited in a fluvial-dominated deltaic depositional environment. ...
Depositional environments and stratigraphic relationships of the Upper Cretaceous Pierre Shale, Trinidad Sandstone, and Vermejo Formation of the Raton Basin, Trinidad, Colorado
(Texas Tech University, 1979-12)