Selma Group; Cusseta Sand Member of the Ripley Formation

Cross-bedded, medium to coarse sand; glauconitic, fossiliferous fine sand; and dark-gray fossiliferous, micaceous, carbonaceous clay. The member occurs at the base of the Ripley Formation and extends from Georgia westward into Montgomery County where it merges with the Demopolis Chalk.
State Alabama
Name Selma Group; Cusseta Sand Member of the Ripley Formation
Geologic age Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Claydark-gray fossiliferous, micaceous, carbonaceous clay.
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > SandCross-bedded, medium to coarse sand; glauconitic, fossiliferous fine sand.
References

Szabo, M.W., Osborne, E.W., Copeland, C.W. Jr., and Neathery, T.L., 1988, Geologic Map of Alabama, Geological Survey of Alabama Special Map 220, scale 1:250,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Barbour - Bullock - Montgomery - Russell