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Grayson Marl and Bennington Limestone

ARDMORE-SHERMAN- "Grayson Marl," marl, olive-gray, weakly indurated; thickness, about 25 feet. "Bennington Limestone" at base is moderately indurated, medium bedded; thickness, about 10 feet. McALESTER TEXARKANA- "Grayson Marl," olive-gray, weakly indurated; with Texigryphaea roemeri;" thickness, about 25 feet. "Bennington Limestone" at base, limestone, gray to gray-brown, sandy, fossiliferous, overlapped eastward by Woodbine; thickness, 6 to 18 feet.
State Oklahoma
Name Grayson Marl and Bennington Limestone
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Mesozoic | Cretaceous-Early
Comments Comments: marl refers to loosely consolidated calcareous clays, silts and sands containing glauconite
Primary rock type carbonate
Secondary rock type limestone
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Marlstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Map references
Heran, W. D., Green, G. and Stoeser, D. B., 2003, A Digital Geologic Map Database of Oklahoma: U. S. G. S. Open File Report 03-247
Unit references
Heran, W. D., Green, G. and Stoeser, D. B., 2003, A Digital Geologic Map Database of Oklahoma: U. S. G. S. Open File Report 03-247
Hart, D.L., 1974, Reconnaissance of the water resources of the Ardmore and Sherman quadrangles, southern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geological Survey, Hydrologic Atlas 3, scale 1:250,000, 4 sheets. (Geology on sheet 1 compiled by D.L. Hart, and R.O. Fay, in 1970.)
Cederstrand, J.R., 1996a, Digital geologic map of Ardmore-Sherman quadrangles, south-central Oklahoma: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-370, (3 diskettes), URL address is: http://ok.water.usgs.gov/gis/geology
Marcher, M.V. and Bergman, D.L., 1983, Reconnaissance of the water resources of the McAlester and Texarkana quadrangles, southeastern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geological Survey, Hydrologic Atlas 9, scale 1:250,000, 4 sheets. (Geology on sheet 1 compiled by M.V. Marcher and D.L. Bergman, in 1971 and revised by R.O. Fay, in 1978.)
Cederstrand, J.R., 1996h, Digital geologic map of McAlester-Texarkana quadrangles, southeastern Oklahoma: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-377, (3 diskettes), URL address is: http://ok.water.usgs.gov/gis/geology
Counties Bryan - Choctaw - Marshall