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Salina Group

Salina Group - Dolomite, gray, yellow-gray to olive-gray, laminated to thin bedded; occasional thin bed and laminae of dark gray shale and anhydrite and/or gypsum; brecciated zones in part.
State Ohio
Name Salina Group
Geologic age Silurian
Primary rock type dolostone (dolomite)
Secondary rock type shale
Other rock types evaporite
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)gray, yellow-gray to olive-gray, laminated to thin bedded; occasional thin bed and laminae of dark gray shale and anhydrite and/or gypsum; brecciated zones in part.
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)occasional thin bed and laminae of dark gray shale and anhydrite and/or gypsum; brecciated zones in part.
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Anhydrite (Bed)occasional thin bed and laminae of dark gray shale and anhydrite and/or gypsum; brecciated zones in part.
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Gypsum (Bed)occasional thin bed and laminae of dark gray shale and anhydrite and/or gypsum; brecciated zones in part.
Map references
Digital Ohio map from CD produced as a result of a contract between the U.S. Geological Survey and the Ohio Geological Survey. Released with permission of the Ohio Geological Survey, June 2005.
Unit references
Digital Ohio map from CD produced as a result of a contract between the U.S. Geological Survey and the Ohio Geological Survey. Released with permission of the Ohio Geological Survey, June 2005.
File of unit descriptions received from Ohio Geological Survey.
Counties Allen - Auglaize - Brown - Champaign - Clark - Darke - Defiance - Delaware - Erie - Fayette - Hancock - Hardin - Highland - Logan - Lucas - Madison - Marion - Mercer - Miami - Ottawa - Paulding - Pickaway - Putnam - Ross - Seneca - Shelby - Union - Van Wert - Wood - Wyandot