Geologic units in Carver county, Minnesota

Upper Cambrian (Upper Cambrian) at surface, covers 72 % of this area

Sandstone, siltstone, shale, and dolostone; includes the Jordan Sandstone and St. Lawrence Formation, and the Mazomanie, Lone Rock, and Davis Formations of the Tunnel City Group.

Middle and Upper Cambrian (Middle and Upper Cambrian) at surface, covers 14 % of this area

Sandstone, siltstone, and shale; includes the Wonewoc Sandstone, Eau Claire Formation, and Mt. Simon Sandstone.

Lower Ordovician (Lower Ordovician) at surface, covers 9 % of this area

Dolostone, sandy to silty dolostone, and sandstone; includes the Shakopee Formation and Oneota Dolomite of the Prairie du Chien Group.

Claystone, siltstone, and sandstone (Albian) at surface, covers 4 % of this area

Claystone, siltstone, and sandstone. Albian age is tentatively inferred from a single analysis of pollen.

Middle and Upper Ordovician (Middle and Upper Ordovician) at surface, covers 0.3 % of this area

Shale, dolomitic limestone, and sandstone; includes the Decorah Shale of the Galena Group, the Platteville and Glenwood Formations, and the St. Peter Sandstone.

North Branch mafic volcanic sequence (Mesoproterozoic) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

North Branch mafic volcanic sequence.