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  Barton and Stafford County Geohydrology

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Logs of Test Holes and Wells, Page 3 of 8

18-13-34cc--Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 34, T. 18, S., R. 13 W., Barton County; drilled, 1943. Surface altitude, 1,899.8 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, gray-brown22
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Sanborn formation
    Silt, clayey, light to dark-gray and yellow-tan1012
    Silt, sandy, white, brown, and buff; contains caliche nodules3850
    Silt, yellow; contains hematite pebbles555
CRETACEOUS
Dakota formation (Gulfian)
    Clay, blue-gray; contains some yellow to brown fine grained sandstone and limonite concretions3590
    Siltstone, yellow, and blue-gray clay; contains thin beds of hard sandstone10100
    Sandstone, fine-grained, white, and white and yellow clay; contains hematite at 108 feet10110
    Clay, yellow and blue-gray, and thin beds of white to yellow-brown medium-grained sandstone10120
    Sandstone, medium-grained, yellow to yellow-brown; contains hematite17137
    Clay, mottled light-gray, red and yellow53190
    Clay, mottled light-gray, red, and yellow, and white to dark-gray clay; contains many pellets of white fine-grained hard sandstone and some pyrite20210
Kiowa shale (Comanchean)
    Clay, gray and dark blue-gray; contains pyrite10220
    Shale, fissile, dark-gray, and gray clay; contains some gray fine-grained sandstone and pyrite. Bed of white hard limestone from 256 to 257 feet60280
    Shale, fissile, dark-gray, and gray clay; contains pyrite. Thin very hard layers at 286 and 289 feet20300
    Siltstone, sandy, gray to white, and dark-gray fissile shale; contains a few sandstone pellets20320
    Siltstone, sandy, gray, and dark-gray clay16336
    Clay, gray, and dark-gray fissile shale; contains shells and pyrite42378
Cheyenne (?) sandstone (Comanchean)
    Siltstone, clayey, light-gray, and fine-grained sandstone22400
PERMIAN
    Siltstone, micaceous, sandy, red-brown40440

18-14-14bcc--Sample log of test hole in the SW 1/4 SW 1/4 NW 1/4 S. sec. 14, T. 18 S., R. 14 W., Barton County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,916.8 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill11
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Sanborn formation
    Silt, gray to brown1011
    Silt, buff; contains caliche1223
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Dakota formation
    Sandstone, medium-grained, white, and light blue-gray clay427

18-14-15bb--Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 15, T. 18 S., R. 14 W., Barton County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,988.1 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill22
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Sanborn formation
    Silt, light-gray, gray-brown, brown, and buff1517
    Silt, yellow-buff; contains caliche nodules and fragments of sandstone and "ironstone"3653
    Silt and clay; sandy, yellow457
    Gravel, fine to medium, lime-cemented, hard; gravel is derived from Cretaceous rocks259
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Dakota formation
    Clay, light blue-gray362

18-14-17add--Sample log of test hole in the SE 1/4 SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec. 17, T. 18 S., R. 14 W., Barton County; drilled, 1945. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill2.52.5
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Sanborn formation
    Silt, gray to brown9.512
    Silt, tan to yellow buff; contains caliche820
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Graneros shale
    Clay, light blue-gray and yellow-brown1030

18-14-23add--Sample log of test hole in the SE 1/4 SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec. 28, T. 18 S., R. 14 W., Barton County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude 1,897.8 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Sanborn formation
Silt, gray and brown99
    Silt, buff; contains caliche nodules and sand6170
    Silt, yellow-buff; contains sandstone fragments and caliche1585
    Gravel, fine to medium, sand, and silt; derived from Cretaceous rocks388
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand; lime-cemented, hard,391
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Dakota formation
    Clay, light blue-gray and red293

18-14-24dd--Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 24, T. 18 S., R. 14 W., Barton County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,897.0 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill2.52.5
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Sanborn formation
    Silt, greenish gray and brown5.58
    Silt, buff; contains caliche nodules and sandstone fragments from 37 to 38 feet3038
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Dakota formation
    Sandstone, medium-grained, brown, and gray and yellow clay442

18-14-29aa--Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 29, T. 18 S., R. 14 W., Barton County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,920.8 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill22
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Sanborn formation
    Silt and clay; gray57
    Silt and clay; sandy, gray and light-brown1522
    Silt, sandy, buff; contains caliche and some fine to medium gravel in lower part98120
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand16.5136.5
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Dakota formation
    Clay, yellow, light blue-gray, and red3.5140

18-14-32aab--Sample log of test hole in the NW 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec. 32, T. 18 S., R. 14 W., Barton County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,912.1 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill2.52.5
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Sanborn formation
    Silt, tan to dark-brown and gray; contains some sand, clay, caliche nodules, and a few thin lenses of fine to medium gravel78.581
    Sand, fine to coarse, and silt485
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand; partly cemented994
    Silt and clay; light-gray and yellow-brown498
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand; contains silt in lower part24122
    Silt, light-gray and buff4126
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand3129
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Dakota formation
    Clay, light-gray and red5134

18-14-32bdd--Sample log of test hole in the SE 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec. 32, T. 18 S., R. 14 W., Barton County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,888.4 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill33
QUATERNARY
Alluvium
    Silt, sandy, gray, gray-brown, and yellow-gray2528
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand836
    Silt, sandy, gray to buff; interbedded with thin layers of fine to medium gravel and sand2460
    Sand, fine to coarse; contains some fine to coarse gravel and silt1171
    Silt, sand, and gravel; poorly sorted677
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand2097
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Dakota formation
    Shale, gray; contains carbonized and pyritized plant fragments3100

18-14-32dc--Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. SE 1/4, sec. 32, T. 18 S., R. 14 W., Barton County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,891.1 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill33
QUATERNARY
Alluvium
    Silt and clay; light to dark-gray2124
    Silt, sandy, yellow-gray428
    Gravel, fine, and sand; contains some medium to coarse gravel1543
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand; contains thin beds of silt750
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand; contains some coarse gravel1767
    Silt, light-gray269
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand; contains some coarse gravel and yellow-gray silt1079
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Dakota formation
    Clay, light blue-gray, mottled red and yellow584

18-15-4cc--Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 4, T. 18 S., R. 15 W., Barton County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,955.9 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill11
    Soil, gray-brown23
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Sanborn formation
    Silt, buff, gray, and brown; contains caliche nodules from 9 to 17 feet and from 19 to 37 feet3437
    Silt, buff and light-gray; contains some fine to coarse gravel and sand; gravel is composed of Greenhorn limestone fragments643
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Graneros shale
    Limestone, hard, sandy, fossiliferous0.543.5
    Shale, light-gray to brown6.550

18-15-21bb--Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 21, T. 18 S., R. 15 W., Barton County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,983.8 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill and soil22
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Sanborn formation
    Silt and clay; tan, brown, and gray; contains caliche nodules2830
    Silt, buff to tan; contains fine to medium gravel and sand1040
    Silt, gray-white to dark-buff2060
    Silt, sandy, light-gray and buff; contains fine to medium gravel in lower part3292
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand9101
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Dakota formation
    Sandstone, fine- to medium-grained, yellow, and light-gray and yellow clay2103

18-15-28cc--Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 28, T. 18 S., R. 15 W., Barton County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,912.1 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, dark gray to brown33
QUATERNARY
Alluvium
    Silt and clay; gray2124
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand; contains some coarse gravel from 40 to 66 feet and thin beds of gray-green silt and clay from 48 to 60 feet4266
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Dakota formation
    Clay, light-gray, red, and yellow470

18-15-29ada--Sample log of test hole in the NE 1/4 SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec. 29, T. 18 S., R. 15 W., Barton County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,912.4 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene and Recent
Alluvium
Silt and clay; light to dark-gray2323
    Silt, gray-white, and fine to medium sand528
    Sand, fine to coarse; contains some fine gravel from 28 to 40 feet and much white to buff silt from 40 to 50 feet2250
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand3787
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Dakota formation
    Clay, light blue-gray, and light-gray fine-grained sandstone390

19-10-18bb--Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 18, T. 19 S., R. 10 W., Rice County; drilled, August 1946. Surface altitude, 1,782.9 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
QUATERNARY
Dune sand (Pleistocene and Recent)
Sand, fine to medium, and silt; dark-gray77
Sanborn formation (Pleistocene)
    Silt, light-gray, and very fine to medium sand815
    Sand, very fine to medium2540
    Sand, coarse to fine3575
    Gravel, fine to medium, sand, and silt; buff2196
    Gravel, fine to coarse, sand and silt; buff7103
    Silt, calcareous buff and very fine sand (lower part of interval may be Upland member of Meade formation),32135
Meade formation (Pleistocene)
    Volcanic ash, partly indurated, white (Pearlette ash lentil)2137
    Silt, gray, and very fine to fine sand15152
    Gravel, fine to medium and sand5157
    Silt, gray, and very fine to coarse sand22179
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand14193
CRETACEOUS--Comanchean
Kiowa shale
    Shale, gray, and white fine sandstone; contains some charcoal4.5197.5

19-11-7aa--Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 7, T. 19 S., R. 11 W., Barton County; drilled, 1943. Surface altitude, 1,811.0 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill2.52.5
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Sanborn formation
    Silt, clayey, black1.54
    Silt, clayey, yellow-gray48
    Silt and fine sand; light greenish-gray816
    Silt, light greenish-gray824
    Silt, sandy, gray and yellow-brown; contains caliche nodules2044
    Sand, fine to medium, and silt; gray and buff650
    Silt, sandy, light-gray, gray, and buff; contains caliche3080
    Sand, fine to medium, and fine gravel; derived from Dakota formation787
CRETACEOUS--Gulfian
Dakota formation
    Sandstone, yellow-brown, and yellow and light blue-gray clay; contains some hematite693

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