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Kiamichi Formation and Goodland Limestone

Kiamichi Formation and Goodland Limestone
State Arkansas
Name Kiamichi Formation and Goodland Limestone
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous-Early
Comments Fossiliferrous marl, shell breccia and sandy limestone. Marl refers to loosley consolidated calcareous clays, silts and sands containing glauconite
Primary rock type mixed clastic/carbonate
Secondary rock type carbonate
Other rock types limestone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Marlstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone > Coquina
Map references
Haley, B. R., Glick, E. E., Bush, W. V.; Clardy, B. F.; Stone, C. G.; Woodward, M. B., Zachry, D.L., 1993, Geologic Map of Arkansas: U.S.Geological Survey Special Geologic Map. Scale 1:500K
Unit references
Dane,C. H.,1929, Upper Cretaceous formations of southwestern Arkansas: Arkansas Geol. Survey Bull.1, 215 pp.
Counties Little River - Sevier