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Boone Formation

Boone Formation
NameBoone Formation
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Mississippian-Early [Meramecian Osagean]
Original map labelMb
CommentsMainly finely crystalline limestone with some cherty limestone and interbedded chert and minor shale. Approximately 400 ft. maximum thickness.
Primary rock typelimestone
Secondary rock typechert
Other rock typesshale
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
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
Ferguson, J.G., 1920. Outlines of the geology, soils, and minerals of the State of Arkansas: Arkansas State Bureau of Mines, Manufactures and Agriculture,192 pp.
CountiesBaxter - Benton - Boone - Carroll - Independence - Izard - Lawrence - Madison - Marion - Newton - Searcy - Sharp - Stone - Washington

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