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Peedee Formation

Peedee Formation - sand, clayey sand, and clay, greenish gray to olive black, massive, glauconitic, locally fossiliferous and calcareous. Patches of sandy molluscan-mold limestone in upper part.
StateNorth Carolina
NamePeedee Formation
Geologic ageCretaceous
Original map labelKp
Primary rock typesand
Secondary rock typeclay or mud
Other rock typeslimestone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clayclayey sand, and clay; greenish gray to olive black, massive, glauconitic, locally fossiliferous and calcareous
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sandsand, clayey sand; greenish gray to olive black, massive, glauconitic, locally fossiliferous and calcareous. Patches of sandy molluscan-mold limestone in upper part.
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > LimestonePatches of sandy molluscan-mold limestone in upper part.
Map references
The North Carolina Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Division of Land Resources, NC Geological Survey, in cooperation with the NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, 1998, Geology - North Carolina (1:250,000), coverage data file geol250. The data represents the digital equivalent of the official State Geology map (1:500,000 scale), but was digitized from (1:250,000 scale) base maps.
Unit references
Rhodes, Thomas S., and Conrad, Stephen G., 1985, Geologic Map of North Carolina: Department of Natural Resources and Community Development, Division of Land Resources, and the NC Geological Survey, 1:500,000-scale, compiled by Brown, Philip M., et al, and Parker, John M. III, and in association with the State Geologic Map Advisory Committee.
The North Carolina Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Division of Land Resources, NC Geological Survey, in cooperation with the NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, 1998, Geology - North Carolina (1:250,000), coverage data file geol250. The data represents the digital equivalent of the official State Geology map (1:500,000 scale), but was digitized from (1:250,000 scale) base maps.
Geographic coverageBladen - Brunswick - Duplin - Greene - Jones - Lenoir - New Hanover - Onslow - Pender - Pitt - Sampson

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