Pitkin Limestone, Fayetteville Shale (including the Wedington Sandstone member), and Batesville Sandstone (including the Hindsville Limestone Member)

Pitkin Limestone, Fayetteville Shale (including the Wedington Sandstone member), and Batesville Sandstone (including the Hindsville Limestone Member)
State Arkansas
Name Pitkin Limestone, Fayetteville Shale (including the Wedington Sandstone member), and Batesville Sandstone (including the Hindsville Limestone Member)
Geologic age Late Mississippian- Chesterian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)Some black shale
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments Pitkin Limestone: 100% limestone, approx. 100ft. thick; Fayetteville Shale: (including the Wedington Sandstone member) black shale with interbedded sandstone and minor limestone approx. 200ft. thick; Batesville Sandstone: (including the Hindsville Limestone Member) sandstone with some interbedded shale and limestone, approx. 200ft. thick
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.

Brewster, E.B. and Williams, N.F., 1951, Guide book to the Paleozoic rocks of northwest Arkansas [18th annual field trip, November 2-3, 1951]. iv 19 pp.

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Counties Baxter - Benton - Boone - Carroll - Crawford - Independence - Jackson - Madison - Newton - Searcy - Stone - Van Buren - Washington