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Burgoon Sandstone

Burgoon Sandstone - Buff, medium-grained, crossbedded sandstone; includes shale and coal; in places, contains conglomerate at base; contains plant fossils; equivalent to Pocono Formation of Ridge and Valley province.
StatePennsylvania
NameBurgoon Sandstone
Geologic ageMississippian
Original map labelMb
Primary rock typesandstone
Secondary rock typeconglomerate
Other rock typesshale; coal
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)equivalent to Pocono Formation of Ridge and Valley province.
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)contains plant fossils
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)
Map references
Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, 2001, Bedrock Geology of Pennsylvania, edition: 1.0, digital map. Retrieved from internet 9-30-2004; <http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/topogeo/map1/bedmap.aspx> DL Data: pageoexp.zip
Unit references
Berg, T. M., Edmunds, W. E., Geyer, A. R., and others, compilers, 1980, Geologic map of Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 4th ser., Map 1, 2nd ed., 3 sheets, scale 1:250,000.
Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, 2001, Bedrock Geology of Pennsylvania, edition: 1.0, digital map. Retrieved from internet 9-30-2004; <http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/topogeo/map1/bedmap.aspx> DL Data: pageoexp.zip
Geographic coverageBedford - Blair - Bradford - Cambria - Cameron - Centre - Clearfield - Clinton - Columbia - Elk - Fayette - Fulton - Indiana - Luzerne - Lycoming - Potter - Somerset - Sullivan - Tioga - Westmoreland - Wyoming

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