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Cape Fear Formation, South Carolina Coastal Plain (16)

Comments on Geologic Parameters

16 Rock Mineralogy:

Gohn and others (1977) described sediment samples of the Cape Fear Formation derived from a well near Charleston. Their analysis of the sands (their figure 4) indicates that the sands are immature and contain between 2- and 35-percent feldspar.

16 Reference:

Gohn, G. S., Higgins, B. B., Smith, C. C., and Owens, J. P., 1977, Lithostratigraphy of the deep corehole (Clubhouse Crossroads Corehole 1) near Charleston, South Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper 1028E, p. 59–70.

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