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Zullinger Formation

Zullinger Formation - Interbanded and interlaminated limestone and dolomite, thin- to thick-bedded; stromatolitic limestone; several thin, local quartz sandstone beds.
State Pennsylvania
Name Zullinger Formation
Geologic age Cambrian
Primary rock type limestone
Secondary rock type dolostone (dolomite)
Other rock types sandstone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)interbanded and interlaminated limestone and dolomite, thin- to thick-bedded; stromatolitic limestone
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)interbanded and interlaminated limestone and dolomite, thin- to thick-bedded
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)several thin, local quartz sandstone beds
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 Cumberland - Franklin