Richtex Formation

Laminated metamudstone; contains Middle Cambrian or younger sponge spicules
State South Carolina
Name Richtex Formation
Geologic age Ordovician to Middle Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Slatemetamudstone
Comments Carolina Slate Belt and Charlotte Belt, layered and stratified rocks
Counties Chesterfield - Edgefield - Fairfield - Greenwood - Kershaw - Lancaster - Lexington - McCormick - Newberry - Richland - Saluda