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Pinehurst Formation

Pinehurst Formation - sand, medium- to coarse-grained, cross-bedding and rhythmic bands of clayey sand common, unconsolidated.
State North Carolina
Name Pinehurst Formation
Geologic age Tertiary
Primary rock type sand
Secondary rock type clay or mud
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sandsand, medium- to coarse-grained, cross-bedding and rhythmic bands of clayey sand common, unconsolidated.
Minor
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clayrhythmic bands of clayey sand common, unconsolidated.
Map references
The North Carolina Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Division of Land Resources, NC Geological Survey, in cooperation with the NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, 1998, Geology - North Carolina (1:250,000), coverage data file geol250. The data represents the digital equivalent of the official State Geology map (1:500,000 scale), but was digitized from (1:250,000 scale) base maps.
Unit references
Rhodes, Thomas S., and Conrad, Stephen G., 1985, Geologic Map of North Carolina: Department of Natural Resources and Community Development, Division of Land Resources, and the NC Geological Survey, 1:500,000-scale, compiled by Brown, Philip M., et al, and Parker, John M. III, and in association with the State Geologic Map Advisory Committee.
The North Carolina Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Division of Land Resources, NC Geological Survey, in cooperation with the NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, 1998, Geology - North Carolina (1:250,000), coverage data file geol250. The data represents the digital equivalent of the official State Geology map (1:500,000 scale), but was digitized from (1:250,000 scale) base maps.
Counties Hoke - Montgomery - Moore - Richmond - Scotland