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  • Usage in publication:
    • Arnoldsburg sandstone
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Sandstone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Hennen, R.V., 1911, Wirt, Roane, and Calhoun Counties [West Virginia, with a section on soils of the Spencer area by W.J. Latimer and F.N. Meeker]: West Virginia Geological Survey [County Reports and Maps], [CGR-29], 573 p., (incl. geologic map, scale 1:62,500)


Summary:

Pg. 57, 202, 505. Arnoldsburg sandstone (in Monongahela formation). Coarse brown and gray sandstone forming high pebbly cliffs. Thickness 25 to 45 feet. Lies 40 to 50 feet below Uniontown limestone and overlies Lower Uniontown coal. Recognized in western West Virginia and eastern Ohio. Age is Pennsylvanian.
Named from Arnoldsburg, Calhoun Co., western WV.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 76).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Arnoldsburg sandstone
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Hickok, W.O., IV, and Moyer, F.T., 1940, Geology and mineral resources of Fayette County, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Geological Survey County Report, 4th series, no. 26, 530 p.


Summary:

Unit is geographically extended into Fayette Co., PA, where it is described as medium-grained soft gray-brown sandstone occurring in thin to medium beds. Average thickness about 10 ft. Underlies Uniontown limestone; overlies Benwood limestone.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Arnoldsburg sandstone
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Lamborn, R.E., 1951, Limestones of eastern Ohio: Ohio Division of Geological Survey Bulletin, 4th series, no. 49, 337 p.


Summary:

Unit mapped in Jefferson Co., OH, and northwestern part of WV. Overlies Arnoldsburg limestone in both localities.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Arnoldsburg sandstone and shale member
  • Modifications:
    • Redescribed
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Sandstone
    • Shale
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Norling, D.L., 1958, Geology and mineral resources of Morgan County, Ohio: Ohio Division of Geological Survey Bulletin, no. 56, 131 p.


Summary:

Arnoldsburg sandstone and shale member of Monongahela series described in Morgan Co., OH. Unit occupies stratigraphic position between overlying Uniontown limestone and underlying Arnoldsburg coal and(or) Arnoldsburg limestone. Consists of erratic development of sandstones and sandy shales ranging in thickness from 4 to 22 ft and averaging about 12 ft.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Arnoldsburg shale and sandstone member
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Sturgeon, M.T., Smith, G.E., and Flint, A.E., 1958, The geology and mineral resources of Athens County, Ohio: Ohio Division of Geological Survey Bulletin, no. 57, 600 p., (incl. geologic map, scale 1:62,500, compiled by G.E. Smith and others)


Summary:

In this report Monongahela series is described on cyclothemic basis. Arnoldsburg shale and sandstone member is included in Lower Uniontown cyclothem. Arnoldsburg is represented as an olive-gray silty shale about 8 ft thick. Where Lower Uniontown coal is absent, Arnoldsburg sandstone is basal member of cyclothem. Underlies Ritchie redbed member (new). [Arnoldsburg limestone member is assigned to Arnoldsburg cyclothem in this report.]

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Arnoldsburg sandstone
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Sweeney, Joe, 1986, Oil and gas report and maps of Wirt, Roane, and Calhoun Counties, West Virginia: West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey Bulletin, no. 40, 84 p.


Summary:

Arnoldsburg is one of three massive sandstones within the Pittsburgh Formation of the Monongahela Group. Underlies Uniontown limestone of Pittsburgh Formation and overlies Lower Uniontown coal. Age is Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian).

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


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