Weverton-Loudoun Formation

(Chilhowee Group) - tough quartzitic sandstones, conglomerates, and shale.
State West Virginia
Name Weverton-Loudoun Formation
Geologic age Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstonetough quartzitic sandstones
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate
Comments Thickness: Northeastern 1400 ft, Southeastern - Chilhowee Group 1200 ft (estimate only).
References

Cardwell, D.H., Erwin, R.B., and Woodward, H.P., 1968 (slightly revised 1986), Geologic Map of West Virginia: West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, Map 1, East Sheet, scale 1:250,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Jefferson