Brownstown Marl

Brownstown Marl
State Arkansas
Name Brownstown Marl
Geologic age Late Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Marlstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments Dark gray calcareous clay (marl), sandy marl and fine grained sand with some limestone. Approximatly 250 ft. thick. Marl refers to loosley consolidated calcareous clays, silts and sands containing glauconite.

Dane, C.H.,1929, Upper Cretaceous formations of southwestern Arkansas: Arkansas Geol. Survey Bull.1, 215 pp.

NGMDB product
Counties Clark - Hempstead - Hot Spring - Howard - Little River - Pike - Sevier