Chickies Formation

Light-gray, hard, massive, Scolithus-bearing quartzite and quartz schist; thin, interbedded dark slate at top; conglomerate (Hellam Member) at base.
State Pennsylvania
Name Chickies Formation
Geologic age Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartzitelight-gray, hard, massive, Skolithos-bearing quartzite
Metamorphic > Schistquartz schist
Minor
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Slatethin, interbedded dark slate at top
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerateconglomerate (Hellam Member) at base
References

Berg, T.M., Edmunds, W.E., Geyer, A.R., and others, compilers, 1980, Geologic map of Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 4th ser., Map 1, 2nd ed., 3 sheets, scale 1:250,000.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Miles, C.E., and Whitfield, T.G., compilers, 2001, Bedrock Geology of Pennsylvania, edition: 1.0, digital map, scale 1:250,000.

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Counties Adams - Berks - Bucks - Chester - Delaware - Lancaster - Montgomery - Philadelphia - York