Parkwood and Pennington Formations

Interbedded medium to dark-gray shale and light to medium-gray sandstone, locally contains lithic conglomerate, dusky-red and grayish-green mudstone, argillaceous limestone, and clayey coal.
State Alabama
Name Parkwood and Pennington Formations
Geologic age Pennsylvanian-Mississippian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomeratelocally contains lithic conglomerate
Sedimentary > Coalclayey coal
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestoneargillaceous limestone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone
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.

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Counties Blount - Cherokee - Etowah - Jefferson - Saint Clair