Northeast Shale

Medium-gray shale and some thin light-gray siltstone interbeds; included in Canadaway Formation of New York; included in ""Chemung"" of earlier workers; contains sparse fossil marine fauna.
State Pennsylvania
Name Northeast Shale
Geologic age Devonian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)Medium-gray shale and some thin light-gray siltstone interbeds; included in Canadaway Formation of New York; included in ""Chemung"" of earlier workers; contains sparse fossil marine fauna.
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
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.

NGMDB product
Counties Erie