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Snitz Creek Formation

Snitz Creek Formation - Thick-bedded, medium- to coarsely crystalline dolomite, in part oolitic, containing laminated limestone and sandstone interbeds.
State Pennsylvania
Name Snitz Creek Formation
Geologic age Cambrian
Primary rock type dolostone (dolomite)
Secondary rock type limestone
Other rock types sandstone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)thick-bedded, medium- to coarsely crystalline dolomite, in part oolitic
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)laminated limestone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Map references
Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, 2001, Bedrock Geology of Pennsylvania, edition: 1.0, digital map. Retrieved from internet 9-30-2004; <http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/topogeo/map1/bedmap.aspx> DL Data: pageoexp.zip
Unit 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, 2001, Bedrock Geology of Pennsylvania, edition: 1.0, digital map. Retrieved from internet 9-30-2004; <http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/topogeo/map1/bedmap.aspx> DL Data: pageoexp.zip
Counties Berks - Lancaster - Lebanon