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Estuarine deposits

Estuarine deposits - mottled, gray and brown, silt and clayey quartz sand
StateDelaware
NameEstuarine deposits
Geologic agePleistocene
CommentsThis unit was described on the 1966 state map, but was represented by a pattern rather than a specific color and map symbol. Thus, no original map label is recorded and map symbol1 was made up for this digital product.
Primary rock typesand
Secondary rock typesilt
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Estuarine)
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Estuarine)
Map references
Spoljaric, Nenad and Jordan, Robert R., 1966, Generalized Geologic Map of Delaware, State of Delaware, Delaware Geological Survey, scale ca. 1:300,000.
Unit references
Spoljaric, Nenad and Jordan, Robert R., 1966, Generalized Geologic Map of Delaware, State of Delaware, Delaware Geological Survey, scale ca. 1:300,000.

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