Pocono Formation

Light-gray to buff or light-olive-gray, medium-grained, crossbedded sandstone and minor siltstone; commonly conglomeratic at base and in middle; medial conglomerate, where present, is used to divide into Mount Carbon and Beckville Members; equivalent to Burgoon Sandstone of Allegheny Plateau.
State Pennsylvania
Name Pocono Formation
Geologic age Mississippian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)Light-gray to buff or light-olive-gray, medium-grained, crossbedded sandstone
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Conglomerate-sandstone (Bed)commonly conglomeratic at base and in middle; medial conglomerate, where present, is used to divide into Mount Carbon and Beckville Members; equivalent to Burgoon Sandstone of Allegheny Plateau.
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.

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