|Geologic age||Upper Cretaceous, middle and lower Santonian|
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Bed)sand, quartz, fine- to coarse-grained, locally gravelly (especially at the base), white; weathers yellow brown or orange brown; muscovite and feldspar are minor sand constituents.
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Bed)interbedded with thin-bedded clay or dark-gray clay-silt mainly at the top of the formation
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Gravel (Bed)locally gravelly (especially at the base)
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay (Bed)interbedded with thin-bedded clay or dark-gray clay-silt mainly at the top of the formation; Large wood fragments occur in many clay layers. Clay weathers to gray brown or white.
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|Counties||Burlington - Camden - Gloucester - Mercer - Middlesex - Monmouth - Salem - Somerset|