Tuscarora Sandstone

White to light gray, thin- to thick-bedded, cross-stratified subgraywacke and orthoquartzite; thickness 60 feet in east, increases to 400 feet in west.
State Maryland
Name Tuscarora Sandstone
Geologic age Silurian
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartziteorthoquartzite
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone > Graywacke

Cleaves, E.T., Edwards, J., Jr., and Glaser, J.D., 1968, Geologic Map of Maryland: Maryland Geological Survey, Baltimore, Maryland, scale 1:250,000.

In 1995 the Water Resources Division of the U.S. Geological Survey digitized the geologic map of Maryland from the 1968 paper map (Reference MD001). Information about products from the Maryland Geological Survey can be found at http://www.mgs.md.gov/.

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Counties Allegany - Washington