Lee Formation

Lee Formation
State Kentucky
Name Lee Formation
Geologic age Mississippian to Pennsylvanian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomeratelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively these units are about 35% conglomerate, 25% siltstone, 30% sandstone, 10% shale and incidental coal.
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively these units are about 35% conglomerate, 25% siltstone, 30% sandstone, 10% shale and incidental coal.
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shalelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively these units are about 35% conglomerate, 25% siltstone, 30% sandstone, 10% shale and incidental coal.
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively these units are about 35% conglomerate, 25% siltstone, 30% sandstone, 10% shale and incidental coal.
Incidental
Sedimentary > Coallithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively these units are about 35% conglomerate, 25% siltstone, 30% sandstone, 10% shale and incidental coal.
Comments along and south of Pine Mountain; thickness is 260-610 m
References

Noger, M.C., compiler, 1988, Geologic map of Kentucky: sesquicenntennial edition of the Kentucky Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey and the Kentucky Geological Survey, scale 1:500,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Bell - Harlan - Letcher - Pike - Whitley