Raritan Formation

Clay, silty clay, sand, gravel.
State New York
Name Raritan Formation
Geologic age Upper Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay
Minor
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Siltsilty clay
Incidental
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Gravel
Comments part of Coastal Plain Sediments 0-2000 ft. (0-600 m).
References

Fisher, D.W., Isachsen, Y.W., and Rickard, L.V., 1970, Geologic Map of New York State, consisting of 5 sheets: Niagara, Finger Lakes, Hudson-Mohawk, Adirondack, and Lower Hudson, New York State Museum and Science Service, Map and Chart Series No. 15, scale 1:250,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Kings - Nassau - Queens - Richmond