Permian Basin Tectonic History

During the Cambrian–Mississippian, the ancestral Permian Basin was the broad marine passive margin Tobosa Basin containing deposits of carbonates and clastics. In the early Pennsylvanian–early Permian the collision of North American and Gondwana Land (South America and Africa) caused the Hercynian Orogeny. The Hercynian Orogeny resulted in the Tobosa basin being differentiated into two deep […]