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Brandywine Formation

Brandywine Formation: Upland gravel similar to Columbia group mapped in the uplands of southern Maryland southeast of DC. 10-40 ft thick. Extensive sand and gravel resources.
State South Carolina
Name Brandywine Formation
Geologic age Miocene
Primary rock type gravel
Secondary rock type sand
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Gravel
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand
Map references
Newell, Wayne L., Prowell, David (retired), Krantz, David, Powars, David, Mixon, Robert (retired), Stone, Byron, and Willard, Debra, in review, Surficial Geology and Geomorphology of the Atlantic Coastal Plain: U.S.G.S. Open File Report,
Unit references
Newell, Wayne L., Prowell, David (retired), Krantz, David, Powars, David, Mixon, Robert (retired), Stone, Byron, and Willard, Debra, in review, Surficial Geology and Geomorphology of the Atlantic Coastal Plain: U.S.G.S. Open File Report,
Counties Chesterfield