Passaic Formation Limestone-clast Conglomerate facies

Limestone conglomerate unit (JTrpcl) is medium-bedded to massive, pebble to boulder conglomerate. Clasts are subangular dolomitic limestone in matrix of brownish- to purplish-red sandstone to mudstone; matrix weathers light-gray to white near faults. Maximum thickness unknown.
State New Jersey
Name Passaic Formation Limestone-clast Conglomerate facies
Geologic age Lower Jurassic and Upper Triassic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)medium-bedded to massive, pebble to boulder conglomerate. Clasts are subangular dolomitic limestone
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)matrix of brownish- to purplish-red sandstone to mudstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)matrix of brownish- to purplish-red sandstone to mudstone
Comments Newark Supergroup, Brunswick Group (Lyttle and Epstein, 1987). The Passaic Formation unit description on the map encompasses multiple units (JTRp, JTRpms, JTRps, JTRpsc, JTRpcq, JTRpcl, and TRpg). The Passaic Formation was split into individual units according to the digital map and the appropriate descriptions were used for each. Names for units are from digital map.
References
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Counties Hunterdon - Morris - Somerset