Holocene sediments

The Holocene sediments in Florida occur near the present coastline at elevations generally less than 5 feet (1.5 meters). The sediments include quartz sands, carbonate sands and muds, and organics.
State Florida
Name Holocene sediments
Geologic age Holocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Beach)Quartz sands.
Minor
Unconsolidated > PeatOrganics.
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay (Beach)
Sedimentary > CarbonateCarbonate sands and muds.
References

Scott, T.M., Campbell, K.M., Rupert, F.R., Arthur, J.D., Missimer, T.M., Lloyd, J.M., Yon, J.W., and Duncan, J.G., 2001, Geologic Map of the State of Florida, Florida Geological Survey & Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Map Series 146, scale 1:750,000.

Scott, Thomas M.P.G. #99, Text to Accompany the Geologic Map of Florida, Open-file Report 80, Florida Geological Survey, 2001.

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