Silurian of Central Texas: A First Record for the Region

Science  25 Nov 1966:
Vol. 154, Issue 3752, pp. 1007-1008
DOI: 10.1126/science.154.3752.1007


Silurian outcrops, not previously recorded from central Texas, have been identified from the Llano uplift, where they occur in collapse structures within the Lower Ordovician Honeycut Formation of the Ellenburger Group. The formation is a pinkish-gray granular limestone, contains fossils of probable Wenlock age, and is named the Starcke Limestone.