Berea Sandstone and Bedford Shale, Undivided

Sandstone and shale; upper portion sandstone; brown, weathers light brown to reddish brown; thin to thick bedded, planar to lenticular bedding; minor shale interbeds; 5 to 75 feet thick, locally 100 to 125 feet thickness in Lorain, Cuyahoga, and Medina Counties; lower portion shale; gray to brown, locally reddish brown; thin to medium bedded, planar to lenticular bedding; interbedded siltstone and sandstone, ripple marks in siltstone beds; 80 to 180 feet thick, locally thin to absent where Berea Sandstone is thick.
State Ohio
Name Berea Sandstone and Bedford Shale, Undivided
Geologic age Devonian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)Upper portion: sandstone; brown, weathers light brown to reddish brown; thin to thick bedded, planar to lenticular bedding; 5 to 75 feet thick, locally 100 to 125 feet thickness in Lorain, Cuyahoga, and Medina Counties. Lower portion: interbedded siltstone and sandstone.
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)upper portion: minor shale interbeds; lower portion shale; gray to brown, locally reddish brown; thin to medium bedded, planar to lenticular bedding; 80 to 180 feet thick.
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)Lower portion: interbedded siltstone and sandstone, ripple marks in siltstone beds.
References

Slucher, E.R., (principal compiler), Swinford, E.M., Larsen, G.E., and others, with GIS production and cartography by Powers, D.M., 2006, Bedrock geologic map of Ohio: Ohio Division of Geological Survey Map BG-1, version 6.0, scale 1:500,000.

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Counties Ashland - Ashtabula - Crawford - Cuyahoga - Delaware - Erie - Franklin - Geauga - Huron - Knox - Lake - Licking - Lorain - Marion - Medina - Morrow - Portage - Richland - Summit - Trumbull