Hawthorn Formation

Includes Marks Head Formation; Parachucia Beds (Sloan, 1905); and Alum Bluff Formation (Veatch and Stephenson, 1911).
State Georgia
Name Hawthorn Formation
Geologic age Miocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay
Comments Coastal Plain sedimentary rocks
References

Lawton, D.E., Moye, F.J., Murray, J.B., O'Connor, B.J., Penley, H.M., Sandrock, G.S., Marsalis, W.E., Friddell, M.S., Hetrick, J.H., Huddlestun, P.F., Hunter, R.E., Mann, W.R., Martin, B.F., Pickering, S.M., Schneeberger, F.J., and Wilson, J.D., 1976, Geologic Map of Georgia, Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources, Geologic and Water Resources Division, Georgia Geological Survey. Scale 1:500,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Ben Hill - Berrien - Brooks - Colquitt - Cook - Decatur - Echols - Effingham - Grady - Lanier - Lowndes - Mitchell - Telfair - Thomas - Tift - Worth