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Merchantville Formation

Merchantville Formation - Dark gray to bluish-gray slightly glauconitic, micaceous silty, very fine sand.
State Delaware
Name Merchantville Formation
Geologic age Cretaceous
Comments Upper Cretaceous, Matawan Group, may be overlain locally by the Pleistocene Columbia Formation
Primary rock type sand
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sandslighty glauconitic, micaceous, silty sand
Map references
Spoljaric, Nenad and Jordan, Robert R., 1966, Generalized Geologic Map of Delaware, State of Delaware, Delaware Geological Survey, scale ca. 1:300,000.
Unit references
Spoljaric, Nenad and Jordan, Robert R., 1966, Generalized Geologic Map of Delaware, State of Delaware, Delaware Geological Survey, scale ca. 1:300,000.
Counties New Castle