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Brandywine Formation

Brandywine Formation: Upland gravel similar to Columbia group mapped in the uplands of southern Maryland southeast of DC. 10-40 ft thick. Extensive sand and gravel resources.
StateSouth Carolina
NameBrandywine Formation
Geologic ageMiocene
Original map labelTb
Primary rock typegravel
Secondary rock typesand
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Gravel
Map references
Newell, Wayne L., Prowell, David (retired), Krantz, David, Powars, David, Mixon, Robert (retired), Stone, Byron, and Willard, Debra, in review, Surficial Geology and Geomorphology of the Atlantic Coastal Plain: U.S.G.S. Open File Report,
Unit references
Newell, Wayne L., Prowell, David (retired), Krantz, David, Powars, David, Mixon, Robert (retired), Stone, Byron, and Willard, Debra, in review, Surficial Geology and Geomorphology of the Atlantic Coastal Plain: U.S.G.S. Open File Report,
Geographic coverageChesterfield

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