Skip to main content

Wenonah Formation

Wenonah Formation - Gray and rust-brown fine to medium, micaceous, sparingly glauconitic quartz sand.
State Delaware
Name Wenonah 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 > Sandsparingly glauconitic, quartz 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