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Dune sand

Dune sand - Deposited mostly on terrace deposits of the second level. Younger than some terrace deposits, older than others
State Arkansas
Name Dune sand
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Cenozoic | Quaternary | Pleistocene-Late
Comments wind blown,unconsoliated, fine grained sand, deposited in dunes
Primary rock type dune sand
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Eolian)
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., 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
Counties Clay - Craighead - Greene - Jackson - Lawrence - Monroe - Randolph - Woodruff