STRUCTURE AND TECTONICS OF TRANS-PECOS, TX

STRUCTURE AND TECTONICS OF TRANS-PECOS, TX

CONTENTS

President's Message 
Field Trip Chairman's Message 
Editors' Message 
Trans-Pecos Geology: Questions and Problems   
Dedication: C. L. Baker, James R. Underwood, Jr.

Committees and Credits  
Stratigraphic Nomenclature 

 
ROAD LOGS

Field Trip Route
Day 1: Midland-Davis Mountains-Van Horn...................... Bruce Pearson, Mary Dowse, Ed Dickerson
Day 2: Van Horn-Streeruwitz Fault Zone-Tumbledown Mountain-Victorio Flexure-Van Horn........... Cliff Osburg, Dave Reynolds,
Mary Dowse, Ed Dickerson 
Day 3: Van Hom-Devils Ridge-Malone Mountains-Sierra San Ignacio-Sierra Vieja-Alpine.... Cliff Osburg, Tim Berge, Mary Dowse,
Ed Dickerson 
Day 4: Alpine-Marathon Fold Belt-Midland..Bill Muehlberger, Chris Chandler, Mary Dowse, Ed Dickerson
 


TECHNICAL PAPERS
Structure, Tectonics and Geophysics

Marathon Fold Belt
Geology of Hell's Half Acre and Its Significance to the Structural Evolution of Southern Marathon Basin, Texas  ....William D. DeMis 
Deformation of Flysch Formations in the West Bourland Mountain Area, Western Marathon Basin, Texas..........Mary Anne Duncan 
First Approximation to Stress Magnitude and Potential Energy across a Convergent Plate Boundary-
Ouachita-Marathon Structural Belt. ..Robert G. Font 
Structural Geology of the Sunshine Springs Thrust Area, Marathon Basin, Texas..................................... .Jennifer Kraft 
Down-Plunge View of Structural Styles near Horse Mountain, Marathon Basin, Texas................................. J. 0. Leason 
Decollement Tectonics of the Frontal Zone, Western Domain, Marathon Basin, Texas.............................. Peter R. Tauvers 

Permian Basin
Late Paleozoic Structural Patterns of the Delaware Basin, West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico  ................. Robert G. Font 
Trans-Pecos Tectonism and Its Effect on the Permian Basin................................. Ralph L. Horak 
Structural Evolution of the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico...........John M. Hills 

Trans-Pecos Region

Regional Gravity and Aeromagnetic Anomalies in West Texas  ...................................... .G. R. Keller and W. J. Peeples  
Deformation along the Late Precambrian Steeruwitz Thrust near Allamoore, Hudspeth County, Texas  ................. David Reynolds  
Structural Geology of the Precambrian Allamoore Formation, Tumbledown Mountain, Culberson County, Texas  .. .Rachelle A. Brooker 
Notes on the Paleozoic Structures of the Hueco Mountains, Hudspeth and El Paso Counties, Texas ...................... T. C. Beard 
Structural Geology of Mesa de Anguila, Big Bend National Park, Texas.......................................... Dodd W. DeCamp  
Geometrical Analysis and Deformational Environment of Minor Asymmetrical Folds, Southern Quitman Mountains,
Western Trans-Pecos Texas..................................... Craig W. Adams and Donald F. Reaser 
Summary of Tertiary Stress Orientations and Tectonic History of Trans-Pecos Texas..... Jonathan G. Price and Christopher D. Henry  
Tertiary Structural Trends along the Northeast Flank of the Davis Mountains...................................... .Bruce T. Pearson  
Basin and Range Deformation and Depositional Timing, Trans-Pecos Texas..........................J. B. Stevens and M. S. Stevens 
Salt Basin Graben: A Basin and Range Right-Lateral Transtensional Fault Zone-Some Speculations....................Lisa K. Goetz   
Notes on Pull-Apart Grabens near Boquillas Canyon, Big Bend National Park, Texas ............W. R. Muehlberger and R. W. Merritt 
 
Southwestern  U.S. and Mexico
A Paleozoic Transform Margin in Arizona, New Mexico, West Texas and Mexico........ . Lisa K. Goetz and Patricia Wood Dickerson    
Evidence for Late Cretaceous-Early Tertiary Transpression in Trans-Pecos Texas and Adjacent Mexico........Patricia Wood Dickerson    
Stratigraphy and Structure of Sierra San Ignacio, Chihuahua, Mexico  ............................... Donald A. Harkey and R. Dyer   

STRATIGRAPHY AND SEDIMENTOLOGY

Chondrites in the Distal Delta-Front Sandstones of the Upper Cretaceous San Carlos Formation,
Presidio County, Texas..............................................................Cheryl L. Metz and Sheila P. Bednarski   
Tectonic Controls of Late Paleozoic Sedimentation, Hueco Mountains, El Paso County, Texas.......................... James C. Pol  
Finlay Limestone: A Key to Geological Interpretation in Western Trans-Pecos Texas  and Northeastern Chihuahua, Mexico  ................................................ Donald  F. Reaser and Vincent E. Malott   
Paleozoic Tectonics and Sedimentation in West Texas, Southern New Mexico and Southern Arizona ...................................................................... Charles  A. Ross and June R. P. Ross  

GEOMORPHOLOGY AND HYDROLOGY

Tectonic Controls on the Hydrogeology of the Salt Basin, Trans-Pecos Texas  ........ . Pamela Denney Nielson  and John M. Sharp,  Jr.   
Giant Polygonal Desiccation Cracks in Wildhorse Flat, Culberson County, West Texas: Revisited.......................Lisa K. Goetz   

ECONOMIC GEOLOGY

Preliminary Analysis of the Hydrocarbon Potential of the Paleozoic Sequence, Southern Hueco Mountains, El Paso and Hudspeth Counties, Texas   ............................................... David V. LeMone   

NATURAL HISTORY

Ancient Playas and Their Influence on the Recent Herpetofauna of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert   .................. Ralph W. Axtell   
Factors Governing the Distribution of Mammals in the Chihuahuan Desert Region................................ .David J. Schmidly   
Post-Glacial Origin of the Present Chihuahuan Desert Less Than 11,500 Years Ago................................... Philip V. Wells   
Torcer Station and the Texas and Pacific Railroad   .................................................................... T. B. Berge  

ACCOMPANYING MAP

Tectonic Map of Trans-Pecos Texas and Adjacent Mexico.................... .Christopher D. Henry, Neil T. Bockoven  and James  K. Gluck

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