Bulletin 6216 | Texas Water Development Board

Bulletin 6216 by R.R. Bennett and A.N. Sayre, U.S. Geological Survey | December 1962

  • Bulletin 6216 - Geology and Ground-Water Resources of Kinney County, Texas (pdf - 18.7MB)
  • Figure 9 (pdf - 4.65MB) - Generalized geologic map of Kinney County, and configuration of the piezometric surface based on altitude of water levels in selected wells tapping the Edwards and associated limestones during the period 1937-40
  • Figure 10 (pdf - 4.64MB) - Generalized geologic map of Kinney County, and configuration of the piezometric surface based on altitude of water levels in selected wells tapping the Edwards and associated limestones in January 1952.
  • Figure 11 (pdf - 4.83MB) - Generalized geologic map of Kinney County, and configuration of the piezometric surface based on altitude of water levels in selected wells tapping the Edwards and associated limestones in August 1956
  • Figure 15 (pdf - 4.58MB) - Map showing concentrations of dissolved solids, sulfate, and chloride in ground water in Kinney County
  • Plate 1 (pdf - 8.33MB) - Geologic map showing location of wells and springs, Kinney County, Texas
  • Plate 2 (pdf - 8.05MB) - Diagrammatic geologic sections A-A' and B-B', Kinney County
  • Plate 3 (pdf - 8.22MB) - Geologic Section C-C', Kinney County
  • Plate 4 (pdf - 8.23MB) - Geologic Section D-D', Kinney County
  • Plate 5 (pdf - 10.0MB) - Salmon Peak, an outcrop of Edwards limestone, 19 miles northeast of Brackettville
  • Plate 6 (pdf - 9.56MB) - Cavern in thin-bedded zone of Edwards limestone on west bank of West Nueces River, 0.3 mile south of gaging station
  • Plate 8 (pdf - 10.8MB) - Photographs:
    • A. Gravity springs issuing from base of Edwards limestone, east side of West Nueces River, 5 miles upstream from Laguna-Brackettville road, and
    • B. Schwandner Spring (F-1)
  • Plate 9 (pdf - 10.4MB) - Photographs:
    • A. View of Las Moras Spring (V-7) showing spillway, and
    • B. Pinto Springs (0-1), an artesian spring in the Edwards limestone
  • Plate 12 (pdf - 10.8MB) - Outcrop of Buda limestone, Grayson shale, and Georgetown limestone, about 24 miles northwest of Brackettville
  • Plate 13 (pdf - 5.43MB) - Photographs:
    • A. Change in the density of vegetation from the Buda limestone to the Grayson shale, 5-1/2 miles north of Brackettville, and
    • B. Outcrop of Buda limestone on east side of Sycamore Creek, 1-1/2 miles south of Southern Pacific Railroad
  • Plate 14 (pdf - 5.39MB) - Photographs:
    • A. Vegetational change between Eagle Ford shale and Buda limestone, about 5 miles north of Brackettville at west side of Silver Lake road
    • B. Contact of Eagle Ford shale and Buda limestone in south bank of Pinto Creek, 6-1/2 miles northwest of Brackettville
  • Plate 15 (pdf - 5.49MB) - Photographs:
    • A. Contact of Austin chalk and Eagle Ford shale on east side of Pinto Creek about 0.6 mile southwest of U.S. Highway 277
    • B. Basal part of Austin chalk exposed in quarry about 200 yards south of Las Moras Spring
  • Plate 16 (pdf - 10.7MB) - Solutional opening in the Austin chalk, 4-1/2 miles west of Brackettville and about half a mile south of U.S. Highway 90
  • Plate 17 (pdf - 10.6MB) - Photographs:
    • A. Anacacho Mountains in southeastern Kinney County
    • B. Miniature hill and valley type of weathering on the surface of the Anacacho limestone
  • Plate 18 (pdf - 10.8MB) - Photographs:
    • A. Concretions from the San Miguel formation on the east side of Chapote Creek, 0.8 mile north of Maverick County
    • B. Fault contact between the Anacacho limestone and the San Miguel formation on the east bank of Muela Creek, 1.6 miles north of Maverick County
  • Plate 19 (pdf - 11.8MB) - Sandstone and conglomerate of the Uvalde gravel exposed at Tequesquite Spring (HH-8) in southern Kinney County
  • Plate 20 (pdf - 9.90MB) - Limestone gravel in bed of West Nueces River in northeastern Kinney County
  • Plate 21 (pdf - 10.6MB) - Photographs:
    • A. View of Las Moras Mountain
    • B. View of Pinto Mountain
  • Plate 26 (pdf - 4.94MB) - Fluctuations of water level in well W-2 and daily precipitation at Montell and Brackettville, January 1939 to August 1941
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