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Savanna Formation

Savanna Formation
NameSavanna Formation
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Pennsylvanian-Late [Des Moinesian]
Original map label&sv
CommentsShale with interbedded sandstone and some economic coal beds. Approximately 1600 ft. maximum thickness Some economic coal prodution
Primary rock typeshale
Secondary rock typesandstone
Other rock typescoal
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Coal (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
Haley, B.R., 1960, Coal resources of Arkansas: U. S. Geological Survey Bull., Report: B 1072-P, pp.795-831
CountiesCrawford - Franklin - Johnson - Logan - Scott - Sebastian

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