Shenango Formation

Light-gray sandstone and some beds of medium-gray shale and siltstone; upper third of formation is more shaly; contains a few marine fossils.
State Pennsylvania
Name Shenango Formation
Geologic age Mississippian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)upper third of formation is more shaly; contains a few marine fossils.
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 Clarion - Crawford - Erie - Forest - Lawrence - Mercer - Venango - Warren