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Logs of Test Holes and Wells, Page 7 of 8

22-11-7bbb--Partial sample log of oil test (No. 1 Wolf) at the SW cor. NW 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec. 7, T. 22 S., R. 11 W., Stafford County, drilled by the Shell Oil Company, 1973. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Meade formation
Sand, fine to coarse, tan2020
    Sand, coarse, tan; contains some fine to medium sand and fine gravel525
CRETACEOUS--Comanchean
Cheyenne sandstone
    Sandstone, very fine-grained, micaceous, white, and some tan, brown, red, and yellow very fine-grained sandstone4570
PERMIAN
    Siltstone, red-brown; contains some very fine sand2090

22-11-28bc--Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. NW 1/4 sec. 28, T. 22 S., R. 11 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,818.8 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill and gray sandy soil22
QUATERNARY
Dune sand (Pleistocene and Recent)
    Silt and sand; tan and light-gray; contains some fine gravel in lower part2022
Meade formation (Pleistocene)
    Gravel, fine to medium, sand, and silt; tan224
    Silt, tan; contains sand and fine to medium gravel428
    Gravel, fine, and sand; contains much silt and a few pebbles of Cretaceous rocks2856
CRETACEOUS--Comanchean
Cheyenne sandstone
    Sandstone, very fine- to fine-grained, argillaceous, light-gray, and yellow sandy shale763
    Shale, sandy, light blue-gray and yellow; contains thin beds of sandstone1376
PERMIAN
    Shale, sandy, red and light-gray1490

22-12-23cc--Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 23, T. 22 S., R. 12 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,854.7 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
QUATERNARY
Dune sand (Pleistocene and Recent)
Sand, fine to medium, silty66
Meade formation (Pleistocene)
    Silt, brown, gray, and yellow buff, and fine to coarse sand2935
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; contains some fine gravel in lower part2560
    Sand, fine to coarse gravel1474
    Silt, buff, and fine to medium sand; contains a few cemented beds26100
    Sand, fine, to coarse gravel13113
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; contains some fine to medium gravel in lower part9122
    Silt and clay; sandy, light-gray and yellow-gray5127
    Sand, fine to coarse, silty; contains some fine to medium gravel23150
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand8158
PERMIAN
    Shale, red; contains some gray sandstone10168

22-13-22cc--Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 22, T. 22 S., R. 13 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1948. Surface altitude, 1,897.4 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill22
QUATERNARY
Dune sand (Pleistocene and Recent)
    Silt and sand; tan and yellow-gray68
    Sand, fine to coarse, silty, tan715
Meade formation (Pleistocene)
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; tan, buff, and white; contains caliche in lower part1530
    Sand, fine to coarse, silty, white; contains caliche1040
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand65105
    Silt, clayey, micaceous, green-gray2107
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand; contains a few layers of silt83190
CRETACEOUS--Comanchean
Cheyenne sandstone
    Sandstone, fine-grained, white, greenish-gray, and light-yellow; contains some silt and pellets of brown hard sandstone30220
    Siltstone and sandstone, fine-grained; light buff and white20240
    Sandstone, silty, blue-gray18258
PERMIAN
    Shale, silty, dull-red, and red-brown and blue-gray medium-grained hard sandstone12270

22-14-17baa--Partial sample log of oil test (No. 1 Pinkston) in the center NE 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec. 17, T. 22 S., R. 14 W., Stafford County; drilled by Kessler and Simpson. Approximate surface altitude, 1,955.0 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Meade formation
(No sample)3030
    Sand, fine, to medium gravel; contains some silt layers80110
    Gravel, medium to coarse, and sand; contains some silt60170
    Gravel, coarse; contains some medium sand to medium gravel and silt. Includes many pebbles of brown sandstone and "ironstone"35205
CRETACEOUS--Comanchean
Kiowa shale
    Shale, dark-gray to black; contains pyrite and shell fragments35240
    Sandstone, very fine-grained, gray, brown, and red-brown, and some gray shale. Contains pyrite and shell fragments30270
Cheyenne sandstone
    Sandstone, very fine-grained, white to light-gray; contains pyrite33303
PERMIAN
    Siltstone, sandy, red7310

22-14-32cc--Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 32, T. 22 S., R. 14 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1948. Surface altitude, 1,966.3 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill22
QUATERNARY
Dune sand (Pleistocene and Recent)
    Silt and sand; gray, brown, and buff2830
Meade formation
    Silt, yellow-gray and gray; contains some fine sand to coarse gravel1040
    Silt, sandy, white and yellow2.542.5
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand25.568
    Clay, silty, yellow-gray, and caliche775
    Silt, gray and tan; contains some fine to coarse sand and fine to coarse gravel782
    Gravel, medium to very coarse; contains some sand and fine gravel890
CRETACEOUS--Comanchean
Kiowa shale
    Clay, silty, light blue-gray and yellow-buff; contains hematite from 98 to 100 feet10100
    Clay and shale; gray, blue-gray, and buff; contains a few thin beds of gray hard limestone50150
    Clay and shale; gray, and gray fine-grained sandstone; contains shells from 152 to 153 feet10160
    Clay, gray-white, and some black fissile shale; contains pyrite10170
    Clay and shale; light-gray to black; contains some fine to medium sand75245
Cheyenne sandstone
    Clay and fine sand; gray-white; contains a few pellets of medium-grained hard sandstone15260

23-13-12aa--Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 12, T. 23 S., R. 13 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,862.0 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
QUATERNARY
Dune sand (Pleistocene and Recent)
Sand, fine to medium44
Meade formation (Pleistocene)
    Silt, sand, and gravel; poorly sorted59
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand; contains some light-gray and brown silt115124
    Silt, gray buff; contains caliche19143
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand; silty24167
CRETACEOUS--Comanchean
Cheyenne sandstone
    Sandstone, fine- to medium-grained; contains some yellow and light-green clay25192
    Shale, sandy, blue-gray2194
PERMIAN
    Shale, sandy, red-brown, blue-gray, and pink6200

23-13-22bb--Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 22, T. 23 S., R. 13 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1943. Surface altitude, 1,873.5 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill11
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Meade formation
    Silt, sandy, gray-buff; contains caliche nodules34
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand; contains some silt1317
    Silt, sandy, gray219
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand4463
    Silt, clayey, buff; contains some fine gravel, sand, and caliche nodules669
CRETACEOUS--Comanchean
Kiowa shale
    Shale, clayey, light-gray and yellow-gray; contains gypsum2190
    Shale, fissile, gray-black to black; contains thin shell beds and some sandstone40130
Cheyenne (?) sandstone
    Clay, gray-white, and white fine-grained hard sandstone3133
PERMIAN
    Shale, red-brown12145
    Clay and fine-grained sandstone; gray-white5150
    Shale, red-brown5155

23-13-28ca--Driller's log of irrigation well of J. B. O'Conner in the NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec. 28, T. 28 S., R. 13 W., Stafford County; drilled in 1937. Surface altitude, 1,896.9 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil22
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Meade formation
    Clay810
    Sand, fine, grading downward into very coarse gravel4858
    Clay0.558.5

24-11-5aa--Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 5, T. 24 S., R. 11 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1948. Surface altitude, 1,822.6 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill11
QUATERNARY
Dune sand (Pleistocene and Recent)
    Silt, gray and gray-brown56
    Silt and sand; gray, gray-brown, tan, and yellow2228
Meade formation (Pleistocene)
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand1846
    Silt, sandy, gray and gray-brown; contains caliche1056
    Silt, sandy, yellow, buff, and gray; contains some fine to medium gravel and caliche2480
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand; contains caliche and many pebbles of "ironstone"22102
PERMIAN
    Shale, silty, brick-red and green-gray8110

24-11-25dd--Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 25, T. 24 S., R. 11 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1943. Surface altitude, 1,771.0 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill22
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Meade formation
    Silt, sandy, tan1618
    Clay, light-gray220
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand; contains a few pebbles,2848
    Silt, sand, and gravel; poorly sorted553
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand457
    Silt, sandy, buff461
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand364
    Silt, clayey, yellow670
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand2090
    Sand, fine to coarse; contains some fine to medium gravel and some light-gray silt22112
PERMIAN
    Shale, silty, dull red3115

24-11-28dd--Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 28, T. 24 S., R. 11 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1945. Surface altitude, 1,791.9 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill and soil; gray brown33
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Meade formation
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; tan to light-gray; contains some fine to medium gravel in lower part2427
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand; contains some silt and many pebbles633
    Silt and sand, fine to coarse; contains some fine to coarse gravel from 50 to 60 feet2760
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand; silty1070
    Silt, buff and greenish-gray; interbedded with silty sand and gravel2595
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand398
    Silt, buff4102
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand2104
PERMIAN
    Shale, sandy, red and yellow-gray9113
    Shale, sandy, red-brown and blue-gray; contains some gray-white fine-grained sandstone37150

24-12-34bb--Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 34, T. 24 S., R. 12 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1943. Surface altitude, 1882.1 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill22
QUATERNARY
Dune sand (Pleistocene and Recent)
    Silt and fine to medium sand; gray, gray-brown, and yellow810
Meade formation (Pleistocene)
    Silt, sandy, tan and gray; contains some fine gravel1020
    Silt, buff and gray; contains fine to coarse sand2040
    Silt, yellow buff; contains fine to medium gravel and sand848
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand; contains some yellow silty clay in lower part2573
    Silt and clay; light-gray, gray, and buff; contains some caliche47120
    Silt, clayey and sandy, gray; contains caliche17137
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand6.5143.5
CRETACEOUS--Comanchean
Cheyenne sandstone
    Siltstone, light greenish-gray; contains some fine to medium sand and gray fine- to medium-grained hard sandstone47.5191
PERMIAN
    Shale, silty, red-brown and blue-gray19210

24-14-31bb--Sample log of test hole at the NW cor. sec. 31, T. 24 S., R. 14 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1943. Surface altitude, 1,999.1 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, sandy, gray-brown22
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Meade formation
    Silt and sand; tan and gray1618
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; buff and white; contains some fine gravel and caliche1230
    Sand, fine, to medium gravel; contains some silt and caliche3060
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand2282
    Sand, fine to medium, silty; contains caliche and some fine to medium gravel890
    Silt, sandy, gray-buff; contains caliche45135
    Sand, fine to coarse, and buff silt5140
    Sand, fine to coarse, and fine gravel9149
    Silt, sandy, buff; contains caliche4153
CRETACEOUS--Comanchean
Kiowa shale
    Clay, blue-gray, and a few thin shell beds; contains pyrite17170
    Clay, gray, and dark-gray fissile shale; contains a shell bed from 189.5 to 190 feet20190
    Shale, fissile, gray to black; contains many shells50240
Cheyenne sandstone
    Clay and silt, and fine-grained hard sandstone; gray9249
    Siltstone and fine-grained sandstone; white; contains some blue-green siltstone6255
PERMIAN
    Siltstone, brown-red; contains gypsum5260
    Claystone, silty, dull-red20280

24-15-30cc--Sample log of test hole at the SW cor. sec. 30, T. 24 S., R. 15 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1943. Surface altitude, 2,053.1 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, sandy, gray-brown33
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Meade formation
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; gray and tan2326
    Gravel, fine, and sand430
    Silt, sandy, tan and gray-white, interbedded with fine to coarse gravel3060
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand666
    Silt, sandy, gray; contains caliche167
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand976
    Silt, sandy, gray and tan480
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand787
    Silt, sandy, buff; contains caliche50137
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand; contains some silt5142
CRETACEOUS--Comanchean
Kiowa shale
    Sandstone, medium-grained, hard, brown8150
    Clay, light to dark-gray, and gray shale; contains thin beds of gray hard limestone30180

25-11-33aa--Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 33, T. 25 S., R. 11 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1943. Surface altitude, 1,821.4 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill11
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Meade formation
    Silt, clayey, gray-buff and yellow; contains some fine to medium sand and caliche2425
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand558O
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; buff383
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand; contains some coarse gravel and a few layers of yellow and buff silt61144
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; buff and white; contains caliche16160
    Silt, clayey, sandy, pink-brown3163
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand; silty10173
PERMIAN
    Shale, brownish-red, and some light-gray shale7180

25-13-33aa--Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 33, T. 25 S., R. 13 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1943. Surface altitude, 1,925.8 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill22
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Meade formation
    Silt, sandy, yellow, gray, and buff; contains some caliche,2729
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand736
    Silt, soft, white238
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand644
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; buff549
    Gravel, fine, and sand554
    Silt, sandy, gray-buff357
    Sand, fine to medium, loosely cemented360
    Gravel, fine, and sand565
    Silt, sandy, buff and gray-green; contains some caliche1075
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand61136
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; gray-buff13149
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand5154
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; buff2156
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand25181
PERMIAN
    Shale, brick-red; contains some light-gray shale and gray-white fine-grained sandstone9190

25-15-33dd--Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 33, T. 25 S., R. 15 W., Stafford County; drilled, 1943. Surface altitude, 2,026.9 feet. Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, sandy, brown33
QUATERNARY
Dune sand (Pleistocene and Recent)
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; tan and gray710
Meade formation (Pleistocene)
    Gravel, fine to coarse; contains some sand and silt1020
    Silt, sandy, gray-white, buff, and gray-brown; contains some fine to medium gravel and caliche1434
    Gravel, fine to coarse, and sand; contains a few layers of gray-brown, yellow, and buff silt72106
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; light-tan and buff27.5133.5
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand28.5162
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; tan and gray15177
    Gravel, fine to medium9186
    Silt and fine to coarse sand; gray1187
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand; silty18205
    Silt, sandy, gray4209
    Gravel, fine to medium, and sand11220
CRETACEOUS--Comanchean
Kiowa shale
    Clay, dark-blue gray, gray fissile shale, and thin beds of gray fine-grained sandstone10230
    Shale, fissile, black; contains some pyrite11241
Cheyenne sandstone
    Sandstone, fine-grained, hard, white and gray white; contains some white siltstone and pyrite9250
    Siltstone, sandy, white4254
PERMIAN
    Shale, silty, brick-red6260

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