Greene Formation

Cyclic sequences of sandstone, shale, red beds, thin limestone, and thin, impure coal; base is at top of Upper Washington limestone.
State Pennsylvania
Name Greene Formation
Geologic age Permian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstoneincludes red beds
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone
Sedimentary > Coalthin, impure coal
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 Fayette - Greene - Washington