Laramide Development of the Eastern Chihuahua Tectonic Belt, West Texas and Northeast Chihuahua, Mexico

  1. William R. Muehlberger,
  2. Patricia W. Dickerson,
  3. J. Russell Dyer and
  4. David V. LeMone
  1. P. H. Hennings1,
  2. R. Dyer2 and
  3. W. R. Muehlberger1

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT317p0071

Structure and Stratigraphy of Trans-Pecos Texas: El Paso to Guadalupe Mountains and Big Bend July 20-29, 1989

Structure and Stratigraphy of Trans-Pecos Texas: El Paso to Guadalupe Mountains and Big Bend July 20-29, 1989

How to Cite

Muehlberger, W. R., Dickerson, P. W., Dyer, J. R. and LeMone, D. V. (1989) Laramide Development of the Eastern Chihuahua Tectonic Belt, West Texas and Northeast Chihuahua, Mexico, in Structure and Stratigraphy of Trans-Pecos Texas: El Paso to Guadalupe Mountains and Big Bend July 20-29, 1989, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT317p0071

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geological Sciences, the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78713

  2. 2

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas 79968; now at Yucca Mountain Project Office, Doe, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905747

Online ISBN: 9781118670149

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Keywords:

  • Chihuahua trough;
  • Diablo Plateau;
  • Eastern Chihuahua tectonic belt;
  • Florida-Moyotes Platform;
  • Laramide;
  • Mesozoic sedimentary rocks;
  • Mesozoic stratigraphy;
  • Tectonics and PEMEX

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mesozoic Stratigraphy and Tectonics

  • The Chihuahua Trough

  • Laramide Structures of the Chihuahua Tectonic Belt

  • Discussion

  • Acknowledgments