Mauch Chunk Group

Red, green, and medium-gray shale and sandstone, with a few thin limestones.
State West Virginia
Name Mauch Chunk Group
Geologic age Mississippian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone
Comments Includes Formations: Bluestone and Princeton, Hinton, and Bluefield. Thickness: Northeastern 970 ft, Southeastern 2050-4150 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 - Grant - Mineral - Monongalia - Pendleton - Pocahontas - Preston - Randolph - Tucker