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Savanna Formation

Savanna Formation
StateArkansas
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
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Incidental
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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