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Powell Dolomite

Powell Dolomite
StateArkansas
NamePowell Dolomite
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Paleozoic | Ordovician-Early
Original map labelOp
CommentsOolitic cherty dolomite with thin beds of shale, sandstone and conglomerate. Approximately 220 ft. maximum thickness.
Primary rock typedolostone (dolomite)
Secondary rock typeshale
Other rock typessandstone; conglomerate
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (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
Caplan, W. M., 1960, Subsurface geology of pre-Everton rocks in northern Arkansas: Information Circular - State of Arkansas, Arkansas Geological and Conservation Commission, 17 pp.
CountiesBaxter - Benton - Boone - Carroll - Fulton - Izard - Lawrence - Madison - Marion - Newton - Randolph - Searcy - Sharp - Stone

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