/South Amboy Fire Clay Member of Raritan Formation (NJ)
/South Amboy Fire Clay Member of Magothy Formation (NJ*)
[Use of simple lithic terms is preferred (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). Superfluous compound terms such as "stoneware clay" should be avoided. The simplest generally acceptable term is recommended (for example, clay) (NACSN, 1983, Art. 30b).]
early Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian)*
South Amboy, Middlesex Co., NJ (Cook and Smock, 1877).
Atlantic Coast basin*
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