Boone Formation

Boone Formation
State Arkansas
Name Boone Formation
Geologic age Early Mississippian- Meramecian to Osagean
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert (Bed)
Comments Mainly finely crystalline limestone with some cherty limestone and interbedded chert and minor shale. Approximatly 400 ft. maximum thickness.
Stratigraphic units St. Joe Limestone member.
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.

NGMDB product
Counties Baxter - Benton - Boone - Carroll - Independence - Izard - Lawrence - Madison - Marion - Newton - Searcy - Sharp - Stone - Washington