Sunbury Shale, Berea Sandstone, and Bedford Shale, Undivided

Shale and sandstone; upper 10 to 50 feet shale; black to brown, weathers light brown; carbonaceous; thin, planar bedding. Underlain by 10 to 50 feet sandstone; brown, weathers light brown to reddish brown; thin to thick bedded, planar to lenticular bedding; minor shale interbeds. Basal 80 to 100 feet shale and interbedded sandstone; gray to brown, weathers light gray to light brown; thin to medium bedded, planar to lenticular bedding; thick. Interval thickness ranges from 100 to 200 feet.
State Ohio
Name Sunbury Shale, Berea Sandstone, and Bedford Shale, Undivided
Geologic age Devonian and/or Mississippian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed, Carbonaceous)upper 10 to 50 feet shale; black to brown, weathers light brown; carbonaceous; thin, planar bedding; Basal 80 to 100 feet shale and interbedded sandstone; gray to brown, weathers light gray to light brown; thin to medium bedded, planar to lenticular bedding; thick. Interval thickness ranges from 100 to 200 feet.
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)Upper: 10 to 50 feet sandstone; brown, weathers light brown to reddish brown; thin to thick bedded, planar to lenticular bedding; minor shale interbeds; Basal 80 to 100 feet shale and interbedded sandstone; gray to brown, weathers light gray to light brown; thin to medium bedded, planar to lenticular bedding; thick. Interval thickness ranges from 100 to 200 feet.
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale > Black-shale (Bed, Carbonaceous)upper 10 to 50 feet shale; black to brown, weathers light brown; carbonaceous; thin, planar bedding; Basal 80 to 100 feet shale and interbedded sandstone; gray to brown, weathers light gray to light brown; thin to medium bedded, planar to lenticular bedding; thick. Interval thickness ranges from 100 to 200 feet.
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 Adams - Fairfield - Franklin - Highland - Licking - Pickaway - Pike - Ross - Scioto