|Name||Passaic Formation Conglomerate and Sandstone facies|
|Geologic age||Lower Jurassic and Upper Triassic|
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Conglomerate-sandstone (Bed)brownish-red pebble conglomerate, medium- to coarse-grained, feldspathic sandstone; unit is planar to low-angle trough cross laminated, burrowed, and contains local pebble layers. Conglomeratic sandstone thickness exceeds 800 m (2,625 ft).
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)medium- to coarse-grained, feldspathic sandstone; unit is planar to low-angle trough cross laminated, burrowed, and contains local pebble layers.
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)micaceous siltstone; unit is planar to low-angle trough cross laminated, burrowed, and contains local pebble layers.
|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.|
Dalton, R.F., Herman, G.C., Monteverde, D.H., Pristas, R.S., Sugarman, P.J., and Volkert, R.A., 1999, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Bedrock Geology and Topographic Base Maps of New Jersey: New Jersey Geological Survey CD Series CD 00-1; ARC/INFO (v. 7.1), scale 1:100,000.
Drake, Avery A. Jr.,Volkert, Richard, A., Monteverde, Donald H., Herman, Gregory C., Houghton,Hugh F., Parker, Ronald A., and Dalton, Richard F., 1996, Bedrock Geologic Map of Northern New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellanenous Investigations Map I-2540-A, 4 cross sections, 2 sheets, size 56x40; 58x41, scale 1:100.000.
Lyttle, P.T., and Epstein, J.B., 1987, Geologic map of the Newark 1 x 2 degree quadrangle, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1715, scale 1:250,00.
|Counties||Bergen - Essex - Hunterdon - Passaic - Somerset|