Black Hand Sandstone Member of Cuyahoga Formation

Sandstone and conglomerate; yellow-gray to white, weathers shades yellow, brown, red, and gray; very fine grained to pebbles, mostly medium to coarse grained with lenses and layers of pebbles; massive to crossbedded to laminated; grades laterally into shale and siltstone; quartzose.
State Ohio
Name Black Hand Sandstone Member of Cuyahoga Formation
Geologic age Mississippian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)Sandstone and conglomerate; yellow-gray to white, weathers shades yellow, brown, red, and gray; very fine grained to pebbles, mostly medium to coarse grained with lenses and layers of pebbles; massive to crossbedded to laminated.
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)Sandstone and conglomerate; yellow-gray to white, weathers shades yellow, brown, red, and gray; very fine grained to pebbles, mostly medium to coarse grained with lenses and layers of pebbles; massive to crossbedded to laminated.
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)grades laterally into shale and siltstone; quartzose.
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)grades laterally into shale and siltstone; quartzose.
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 Coshocton - Fairfield - Hocking - Knox - Licking - Muskingum - Pickaway - Vinton