Mazarn Shale

Mazarn Shale
State Arkansas
Name Mazarn Shale
Geologic age Early Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Comments Banded shale with minor sandstone and limestone beds. Approximatly 2000 ft. maximum thickness.
References

Ferguson, J.G., 1920. Outlines of the geology, soils, and minerals of the State of Arkansas: Arkansas State Bureau of Mines, Manufactures and Agriculture,192 pp.

Stone, C.G. and Bush, W.V. 1982, Summary of the geology of the eastern Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas: Guidebook - Arkansas Geological Commission, vol.82-2, 24 pp.

NGMDB product
Counties Garland - Montgomery - Saline