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Demopolis chalk

Demopolis chalk - (Selma group), Chalk and marly chalk containing fewer impurities than underlying and overlying formations.
StateMississippi
NameDemopolis chalk
Geologic ageUpper Cretaceous
Original map labelKd
Primary rock typecarbonate
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone > ChalkChalk and marly chalk containing fewer impurities than underlying and overlying formations.
Map references
Moore, William Halsell, 1969, reprinted 1985, Geologic Map of Mississippi, Compiled by Bicker, A. R., Jr., a revision of the geologic map published by the MS Geological Survey in 1945 in cooperation with the USGS, revised from data submitted by Dr. E. E. Russell of MS State University from published reports of the MS Geological Survey and from field revisions, Mercury Maps Inc., Jackson, MS.
Unit references
Moore, William Halsell, 1969, reprinted 1985, Geologic Map of Mississippi, Compiled by Bicker, A. R., Jr., a revision of the geologic map published by the MS Geological Survey in 1945 in cooperation with the USGS, revised from data submitted by Dr. E. E. Russell of MS State University from published reports of the MS Geological Survey and from field revisions, Mercury Maps Inc., Jackson, MS.
Geographic coverageAlcorn - Chickasaw - Clay - Lee - Lowndes - Monroe - Noxubee - Oktibbeha

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