Wilcox Group; Tuscahoma Sand

Light-gray to light-olive-gray laminated and thin-bedded carbonaceous silt and clay interbedded with fine sand; thin lignite beds occur locally. Lower part of the formation includes beds of fossiliferous, glauconitic fine quartz sand containing speroidal sandstone concretions, gravel and clay pebbles.
State Alabama
Name Wilcox Group; Tuscahoma Sand
Geologic age Paleocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Bed)
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay (Bed)
Minor
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Bed)Lower part of the formation includes beds of fossiliferous, glauconitic fine quartz sand containing speroidal sandstone concretions.
Incidental
Sedimentary > Coal > Lignite (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > SandstoneLower part of the formation includes beds of fossiliferous, glauconitic fine quartz sand containing speroidal sandstone concretions.
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Gravel
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 Barbour - Butler - Choctaw - Clarke - Coffee - Conecuh - Covington - Crenshaw - Dale - Henry - Marengo - Monroe - Pike - Sumter - Wilcox