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River Bend Formation

River Bend Formation - limestone, calcarenite overlain by and intercalated with indurated, sandy, molluscan-mold limestone.
StateNorth Carolina
NameRiver Bend Formation
Geologic ageTertiary
Original map labelTor
Primary rock typelimestone
Secondary rock typecalcarenite
Other rock typessand
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Calcareous)limestone, calcarenite overlain by and intercalated with indurated, sandy, molluscan-mold limestone
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone > Arenite > Calcarenite (Calcareous)limestone, calcarenite overlain by and intercalated with indurated, sandy, molluscan-mold limestone
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 coverageCraven - Jones - Onslow - Pender

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