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 Eocene
Lithologic constituents
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Bed)
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay (Bed)
Sedimentary > Chemical > Banded-iron-formation (Bed)fossiliferous silts which may weather to ironstone locally
Comments Lower member of the Claiborne Group

Snead, J.I., and Mcculloh, R.P., 1984, Geologic Map of Louisiana: Louisiana Geological Survey, scale 1:500,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Bienville - Bossier - Caddo - Natchitoches - Sabine - Webster