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Alluvium - Alluvial deposits of local streams or of overbank flow of major streams

Alluvial deposits of local streams or of overbank flow of major streams - In some areas includes deposits in abandoned meanders of major streams
State Arkansas
Name Alluvium - Alluvial deposits of local streams or of overbank flow of major streams
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Cenozoic | Quaternary | Holocene
Comments unconsoliated gravels, sand, silt, and clay
Primary rock type alluvium
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital (Alluvial)
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital (Alluvial)
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 Arkansas - Ashley - Chicot - Clay - Crittenden - Cross - Desha - Drew - Greene - Independence - Jackson - Jefferson - Lawrence - Lee - Lincoln - Lonoke - Mississippi - Monroe - Phillips - Poinsett - Prairie - Pulaski - Randolph - Saint Francis - White - Woodruff