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Blounts Creek Member

gray to green silty clays, siltstones, and silts with abundant sand beds; some lignite and lenses of black chert gravel.
StateLouisiana
NameBlounts Creek Member
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Cenozoic | Tertiary | Miocene Pliocene
Original map labelMfb
CommentsUpper member of the Fleming FM.
Primary rock typemudstone
Secondary rock typesand
Other rock typescoal; gravel
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Siltstone-Mudstone (Bed)
Minor
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Bed)
Incidental
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Gravel
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)
Map references
United States Geological Survey, 1998, Digital Overlay of the Geologic Map of Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wetlands Research Center, Product Id USGS-NWRC 1984-02-0001, http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/.
Unit references
United States Geological Survey, 1998, Digital Overlay of the Geologic Map of Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wetlands Research Center, Product Id USGS-NWRC 1984-02-0001, http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/.
Geographic coverageRapides - Vernon

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