Burgoon Sandstone

Buff, medium-grained, crossbedded sandstone; includes shale and coal; in places, contains conglomerate at base; contains plant fossils; equivalent to Pocono Formation of Ridge and Valley province.
State Pennsylvania
Name Burgoon Sandstone
Geologic age Mississippian
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)equivalent to Pocono Formation of Ridge and Valley province.
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)contains plant fossils
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate (Bed)

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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