Hampshire Formation

Non-marine shales and fine micaceous sandstones, mostly red to brownish-gray, including siltstone, sandstone and conglomerate. Generally distinguishable from the underlying Chemung by non-marine character and red color.
State West Virginia
Name Hampshire Formation
Geologic age Devonian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstonefine micaceous sandstones
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shalenon-marine shales
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone
Comments Thickness: Northeastern 1710-3350 ft
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 Barbour - Berkeley - Grant - Greenbrier - Hampshire - Hardy - Mineral - Morgan - Pendleton - Pocahontas - Preston - Randolph - Tucker