Juniata and Oswego Formations

The Juniata is a thin-bedded, blocky, red sandstone and shale. In places it is underlain by the thick-bedded, gray Oswego Sandstone.
State West Virginia
Name Juniata and Oswego Formations
Geologic age Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)the Juniata is a thin-bedded, blocky, red sandstone and shale. In places it is underlain by the thick-bedded, gray Oswego Sandstone.
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)the Juniata is a thin-bedded, blocky, red sandstone and shale.
Comments Thickness: Northeastern 420-1315 ft, Western 460 ft, Southeastern 330-390 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 Grant - Hampshire - Hardy - Mercer - Mineral - Monroe - Morgan - Pendleton - Pocahontas