Beaufort Formation, Undivided

Unnamed upper member: sand and silty clay, glauconitic, fossiliferous, and locally calcareous. Jericho Run Member: siliceous mudstone with sandstone lenses, thin bedded; basal phosphatic pebble conglomerate.
State North Carolina
Name Beaufort Formation, Undivided
Geologic age Tertiary
Lithologic constituents
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > SandUnnamed upper member: sand; glauconitic, fossiliferous, and locally calcareous
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > ClayUnnamed upper member: silty clay; glauconitic, fossiliferous, and locally calcareous
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > SiltUnnamed upper member: silty clay; glauconitic, fossiliferous, and locally calcareous
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)Jericho Run Member: siliceous mudstone, thin bedded
Sedimentary > Clastic > ConglomerateJericho Run Member: basal phosphatic pebble conglomerate.
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Lens)Jericho Run Member: with sandstone lenses

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, compiled by Brown, Philip M., et al, and Parker, John M. III, and in association with the State Geologic Map Advisory Committee, scale 1:500,000.

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 (updated 2007), 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.

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Counties Craven - Lenoir - Pender