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Boggy Formation

TULSA- Shale, sandstone, and coal. FORT SMITH- Shale, sandstone, and coal; includes Bluejacket Sandstone Member at base. ARDMORE-SHERMAN- Shale and sandstone, blue-gray to brown, fine- to coarse- grained, with some thin limestone lenses and a coal bed 2.5 feet thick about 400 feet above base. Thickness, 1,250 to 2,800 feet. "Bluejacket Sandstone," IPbj, at base, 8 to 12 feet thick, with 2-foot "Secor coal" 50 feet above top of Bluejacket. (Lower Franks Conglomerate) McALESTER TEXARKANA- Shale, brown, to blue-gray, illitic, chloritic, with many sandstones, fine- to coarse-grained, micaceous, quartzose, moderately to well-indurated, with "Secor coal" about 50 feet above base; thickness, 2,140 to 4,000 feet, increasing eastward.
StateOklahoma
NameBoggy Formation
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Pennsylvanian-Middle
Original map labelIPbo
CommentsComments: First published use in central part of OK in Pittsburg Co, Arkoma basin. Probably named for North Boggy Creek. Occurs in the McAlester coal district in the McAlester quadrangle, and in the Lehigh coal district in the Atoka and Colgate quadrangles. In the McAlester coal district, consists generally of a mass of shale and sandstone nearly 3,000 ft thick; probably not less than sixteen beds of sandstone 20-150 ft thick, separated by shale 100-600 ft thick. Shales are bluish fissile clay containing ironstone concretions, thin wavy sandstone plates, and shaly sandstone strata; sandstones are generally brownish or gray, fine grained, and some beds are quite ferruginous. In the Lehigh coal district, rocks are practically the same in character as in the McAlester district; they are shales and sandy shales with many thin sandstones of practically the same quality, texture, and color. (Taff,1899)
Primary rock typeshale
Secondary rock typesandstone
Other rock typeslimestone; coal
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Coal (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
Marcher, M.V., and Bingham R.H., 1971, Reconnaissance of the water resources of the Tulsa quadrangle, northeastern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geological Survey, Hydrologic Atlas 2, scale 1:250,000, 4 sheets. (Geology on sheet 1 compiled by M.V. Marcher, in 1969.)
Cederstrand, J.R., 1996k, Digital geologic map of Tulsa quadrangles, northeastern Oklahoma: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-380, (2 diskettes), URL address is: http://ok.water.usgs.gov/gis/geology
Marcher, M.V., 1969, Reconnaissance of the water resources of the Fort Smith quadrangle, east-central Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geological Survey, Hydrologic Atlas 1, scale 1:250,000, 4 sheets. (Geology on sheet 1 compiled by M.V. Marcher, in 1967.)
Cederstrand, J.R., 1996f, Digital geologic map of Fort Smith quadrangles, east-central Oklahoma: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-375, (2 diskettes), URL address is: http://ok.water.usgs.gov/gis/geology
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
Taff, J. A., 1899, Geology of the McAlester-Lehigh coal field, Indian Terri- tory: U.S. Geological Survey, 19th Annual Report, pt. 3, p. 429-456.
CountiesAtoka - Coal - Craig - Haskell - Hughes - Latimer - Le Flore - McIntosh - Mayes - Muskogee - Ottawa - Pittsburg - Pontotoc - Rogers - Sequoyah - Wagoner

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