Newark Supergroup; Triassic Sandstone, Siltstone, Shale, and Coal

Sandstone, fine-to coarse-grained, reddish-brown to gray, arkosic in places, micaceous, displays channel-type primary features. Siltstone light- to dark-gray, micaceous. Shale, light- to dark-gray, carbonaceous, micaceous, fossiliferous. Coal, bituminous, banded, moderate- to well-developed, fine- to medium-cleat, partings and inclusions of shale, siltstone, and sandstone; high methane concentrations recorded in the Richmond and Taylorsville basins. This lithologic unit occurs in the Richmond, Taylorsville, Farmville, Briery Creek, and Danville basins.
State Virginia
Name Newark Supergroup; Triassic Sandstone, Siltstone, Shale, and Coal
Geologic age Triassic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Minor
Sedimentary > Coal
Comments Mesozoic Basins; paper map and digital map have differernt labels: paper map does not have TR prefix, but the digital source has TR as part of the label.
References

Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, 1993, Geologic Map of Virginia: Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, scale 1:500,000.

Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, 2003, Digital Representation of the 1993 Geologic Map of Virginia, Publication 174, CD ROM (ISO-9660) contains image file, expanded explanation in pdf, and ESRI shapefiles, scale 1:500,000.

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Counties Amelia - Chesterfield - Cumberland - Goochland - Henrico - Pittsylvania - Powhatan - Prince Edward