Clay Prospect W of King George

Occurrence in King George county in Virginia, United States with commodity Clay

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10067945
MRDS ID W000847
Record type Site
Current site name Clay Prospect W of King George

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -77.23247, 38.27615 (WGS84)
Elevation 53
Relative position 2.8 MI. W OF KING GEORGE ON SE SIDE OF HWY 3
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Virginia King George

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Clay Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Clay Ore

Analytical data

Result JOHNSON REF. CONTAINS MANY TEST RESULTS

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Unconsolidated Deposit > Clay, Mud
    Rock unit name Clay, Calvert Formation
    Rock description Clay, Calvert Formation
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Miocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -77.23247, 38.27615

Ore body information

  • Thickness 3.35M

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: JOHNSON REF. INDICATES DEPOSIT IS PLEISTOCENE(?), HOWEVER GEOLOGIC MAP INDICATES TERTIARY

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant No

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • RESOURCES ESTIMATED BY REPORTER

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W000847

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    JOHNSON, S.S., AND TYRRELL, 1967, VA. MIN. RES. REPT. 8, P. 116

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit DEPOSIT IS SAMPLE R-2636 IN THE JOHNSON REF.
Deposit ABOVE FIGURE REFERS TO EXPOSED ROADCUT. DEPOSIT OVERLAIN BY 6 TO 7 FT. OF SANDY CLAY, SAND AND SOIL

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-SEP-1972 Wright, Nancy A. U.S. Geological Survey