Sedimentary rocks

Marine shale siltstone, sandstone, and conglomerate, in places partly composed of tuffaceous and basaltic debris; interbeds of arkosic, glauconitic, and quartzose sandstone. Foraminifers are referable to the Refugian and Zemorrian Stages (see marine sedimentary rocks-units Toes and Toem-of Wells and others, 1983). Includes Bastendorff Formation of Baldwin (1974)
State Oregon
Name Sedimentary rocks
Geologic age Late Eocene to Oligocene
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)

Walker, G.W. and MacLeod, N.S., 1991, Geologic map of Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey, scale 1:500,000.

Wells, R.E., Niem, A.R., MacLeod, N.S., Snavely P.D., Jr., and Niem, W.A., 1983, Preliminary geologic map of the west half of the Vancouver (Washington-Oregon) 1ø by 2ø quadrangle: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-591, scale 1:250,000.

Baldwin, E.M., 1974, Eocene stratigraphy of southwestern Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Bulletin 83, 40 p.

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Counties Polk - Tillamook - Washington - Yamhill