Pennington Formation and Newman Limestone

Pennington Formation and Newman Limestone; includes Carter Caves Sandstone in Carter County and vicinity
State Kentucky
Name Pennington Formation and Newman Limestone
Geologic age Mississippian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; ccollectively the units are about 75% limestone, 15% dolostone, 5% shale, and 5% sandstone
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; ccollectively the units are about 75% limestone, 15% dolostone, 5% shale, and 5% sandstone
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; ccollectively the units are about 75% limestone, 15% dolostone, 5% shale, and 5% sandstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shalelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; ccollectively the units are about 75% limestone, 15% dolostone, 5% shale, and 5% sandstone
References

Noger, M.C., compiler, 1988, Geologic map of Kentucky: sesquicenntennial edition of the Kentucky Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey and the Kentucky Geological Survey, scale 1:500,000.

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Counties Estill - Jackson - Laurel - Lee - Madison - Powell - Rockcastle