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Hartselle Sandstone

Hartselle Sandstone - Light-colored thick-bedded to massive quartzose sandstone, containing interbeds of dark-gray shale.
State Alabama
Name Hartselle Sandstone
Geologic age Mississippian
Primary rock type sandstone
Secondary rock type shale
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)Light-colored thick-bedded to massive quartzose sandstone.
Map references
Szabo, M. W., Osborne, E. W., Copeland, C. W. Jr., Neathery; T. L., 1988, Geologic Map of Alabama, Geological Survey of Alabama Special Map 220, scale 1:250,000.
Unit references
Szabo, M. W., Osborne, E. W., Copeland, C. W. Jr., Neathery; T. L., 1988, Geologic Map of Alabama, Geological Survey of Alabama Special Map 220, scale 1:250,000.