Scherr Formation

Chiefly siltstone; some fine-grained sandstone, shale, and mudstone; light olive gray; marine fossils.
State Pennsylvania
Name Scherr Formation
Geologic age Devonian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)Chiefly siltstone; marine fossils
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)some fine-grained sandstone
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 Bedford - Blair - Fulton - Huntingdon - Somerset