Turner Falls Sandstone

Reddish-brown to pale red arkosic sandstone, and gray sandstone, gray siltstone, and black shale interpreted as lake beds.
State Massachusetts
Name Turner Falls Sandstone
Geologic age Lower Jurassic
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed, Arkosic)arkosic sandstone and gray sandstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale > Black-shale (Bed)
Comments Part of Mesozoic Basins (Jurassic and Triassic Rocks); Sedimentary and Volcanic Rocks of Deerfield and Northfield Basins.
NGMDB product
Counties Franklin