Maccrady Formation

Red shale and mudrock, red and green sandstone, and minor limestone. Present only from Pendleton County southward. Contains rock salt and gypsum in southwestern Virginia.
State West Virginia
Name Maccrady Formation
Geologic age Mississippian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shalered shale and mudrock
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstonered shale and mudrock
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone
Incidental
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Gypsumcontains rock salt and gypsum is southwestern Virginia.
Sedimentary > Chemical > Evaporite > Saltcontains rock salt and gypsum is southwestern Virginia.
Comments Thickness: Southeastern 0-350 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.

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Counties Greenbrier - Monroe - Pocahontas