Allegheny and Pottsville Formations, undivided

Sandstone, shale, and some coal; includes lower Pottsville conglomerate and overlying strata equivalent to Allegheny Formation in north-central outliers; formational boundary not determined due to lack of correlation with Brookville-Clarion coal.
State Pennsylvania
Name Allegheny and Pottsville Formations, undivided
Geologic age Pennsylvanian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
Minor
Sedimentary > Coal
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerateincludes lower Pottsville conglomerate
Comments Digital map differences from 1980 map: Allegheny and Pottsville changed from groups to formations.
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 Bradford - Lycoming - Sullivan - Tioga