Waynesboro Formation

Variegated shale and sandstone, commonly red or brown. Middle zone contains much dolomite and limestone. Contains the Olenellus fauna of Early Cambrian age, although its upper portion may be of Middle Cambrian age.
State West Virginia
Name Waynesboro Formation
Geologic age Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone
Comments Thickness: Northeastern 1000 ft.

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