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Cane River Formation

brown silty clay with basal glauconitic, fossiliferous silts which may weather to ironstone locally.
State Louisiana
Name Cane River Formation
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Cenozoic | Tertiary | Eocene
Comments Lower member of the Claiborne Group
Primary rock type clay or mud
Secondary rock type silt
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay (Bed)
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Bed)
Map references
United States Geological Survey, 1998, Digital Overlay of the Geologic Map of Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wetlands Research Center, Product Id USGS-NWRC 1984-02-0001, http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/.
Unit references
United States Geological Survey, 1998, Digital Overlay of the Geologic Map of Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wetlands Research Center, Product Id USGS-NWRC 1984-02-0001, http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/.
Counties Bienville - Bossier - Caddo - Natchitoches - Sabine - Webster