Van Horn Mountains caldera, Trans-Pecos, Texas
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Van Horn Mountains caldera, Trans-Pecos, Texas geology and development of a small (10-km²) ash-flow caldera by Christopher D. Henry

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Published by Bureau of Economic Geology, Texas Mining and Mineral Resources Research Institute, University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Tex .
Written in English



  • Texas,
  • Van Horn Mountains.


  • Calderas -- Texas -- Van Horn Mountains.

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Edition Notes

StatementChristopher D. Henry and Jonathan G. Price.
SeriesReport of investigations ;, no. 151, Report of investigations (University of Texas at Austin. Bureau of Economic Geology) ;, no. 151.
ContributionsPrice, Jonathan G.
LC ClassificationsQE167 .T42 no. 151, QE461 .T42 no. 151
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 46 p. :
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2496049M
LC Control Number87620656

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Geologic History of West Texas Kevin Urbanczyk1, David Rohr1, and John C. White1 Introduction The region embraced within the Trans-Pecos region of Texas encompasses many snapshots of North American geologic history. Precambrian crystalline metamorphic rocks are exposed in the Franklin Mountains, Van Horn Mountains, and Sierra Diablo Mountains. MS Book and Mineral Company Texas Geology and Mining History of Texas II - State and Miscellaneous Publications VOLCANIC GEOLOGY AND MINERALIZATION IN THE CHINATI CALDERA COMPLEX, TRANS-PECOS TEXAS, Austin, , pb, 14 pages, 6 figs., 1 table, used, $ 15 # 23 / Geology of Van Horn Mountains, small repairs at several map folds, ovg. Van Horn is the western terminus of U.S. Route 90; from Van Horn it leads southeast 73 miles ( km) to Marfa. Texas State Highway 54 leads north from Van Horn 65 miles ( km) to Pine Springs and the Guadalupe Mountains. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of square miles ( km 2), all tonyasgaapartments.comy: United States. The Trans-Pecos region is the only part of Texas where mountain and desert habitats are found. This unique combination contributes to the tremendous vegetation diversity in the region, which includes at least grass species and species of woody plants. The vegetation diversity is also.

A wagon train of emigrants headed for California enters a narrow passage of the Davis Mountains. The scene, "Entrance to Wild Rose Pass," was painted by U.S. Army Capt. Arthur T. Lee in the mid- to late s during his tour of duty in the Trans-Pecos. Igneous geology of Trans-Pecos Texas: field trip guide and research articles. Print book: State or province of Marble Canyon / J.G. Price and C.D. Henry --Contact metamorphism around the Marble Canyon stock / T.E. Bridge --The Van Horn Mountains caldera / C.D. Henry and J.G. Price --Stop 2 --overview of the Van Horn Mountains caldera. Hydrogeology of the Rustler Aquifer, Trans-Pecos Texas Radu Boghici1 and Norman G. Van Broekhoven2 Introduction The Rustler aquifer is one of the less-studied aquifers in Texas, and this paper is an attempt to review and summarize all available hydrogeologic information on this aquifer. First published by the Big Bend Natural History Association in as Trees & Shrubs of Trans-Pecos Texas, this book is the only keyed guide to the more than species of woody plants native to the Trans-Pecos region and adjacent areas in eastern New Mexico and northern Mexico. A. Michael Powell has significantly revised and expanded this edition, including nomenclature changes for

Trans-Pecos, Texas» Still traveling east, we camped in the small town of Van Horn, adjacent to metamorphosed and deformed Precambrian rocks left over from the formation of the continent billion years ago. We planned to visit three distinct volcanic centers on this trip, the oldest and most eroded of which are the Davis Mountains. TRANS-PECOS REGION Southeastern New Mexico and West Texas E d i t o r s PATRICIA W. DICKERSON, JERRY M. HOFFER M a n a g i n g E d i t o r JONATHAN F. CALLENDER. History of Volcanism in the Chinati Mountains Area. Acknowledgments. References. Figures. 1. Map of southwestern Trans-Pecos Texas showing location of the Infiemito and Chinati Mountains calderas. 2. Generalized tectonic map of Trans-Pecos Texas showing outline of area around the Infiemito caldera mapped during this study. $ The Trans-Pecos, as originally defined in by the Texas geologist Robert T. Hill, is the portion of Texas that lies west of the Pecos River. The term is considered synonymous with Far West Texas, a subdivision of West Texas. The Trans-Pecos is part of the Chihuahuan Desert, the Country: United States.