5. Newark Basin, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

  1. Paul E. Olsen,
  2. Roy W. Schlische and
  3. Pamela J. W. Gore
  1. Paul E. Olsen,
  2. Roy W. Schlische and
  3. Pamela J. W. Gore

Published Online: 27 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT351p0069

Tectonic, Depositional, and Pleoecological History of Early Mesozoic Rift Basins, Eastern North America

Tectonic, Depositional, and Pleoecological History of Early Mesozoic Rift Basins, Eastern North America

How to Cite

Olsen, P. E., Schlische, R. W. and Gore, P. J. W. (1989) Newark Basin, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, in Tectonic, Depositional, and Pleoecological History of Early Mesozoic Rift Basins, Eastern North America (eds P. E. Olsen, R. W. Schlische and P. J. W. Gore), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT351p0069

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906584

Online ISBN: 9781118667491

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Keywords:

  • Ductile deformation;
  • Lockatong formations;
  • Mesozoic;
  • Mudcrack polygons;
  • Newark basin;
  • Passaic formations;
  • Sedimentation rate;
  • Stratigraphy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Geology of the Newark Basin

  • Stop 5.1: Passaic Formation, West Postgrove Township, Pa (by P.E. Olsen)

  • Stop 5.2: Douglasville Quarry of Pottstown Trap Rock Company (by P.E. Olsen and R.W. Schlische)

  • Stop 5.3: Douglasville Footprint Quarries (by P.E. Olsen)

  • Stop 5.4: Border Fault at Boyertown, Pa (by P.E. Olsen and R.W. Schlische)

  • Stop 5.5: Bucks County Crushed Stone Quarry, Harrow, Pa (by P.E. Olsen)

  • Stop 5.6: Pebble Bluff, Near Milford, NJ (by P.E. Olsen and J.P. Smoot)

  • Stop 5.7: Middle Lockatong Formation at Byram, NJ (by P.E. Olsen)

  • Stop 5.8: Quarry in Prallsville Member of Stockton Formation, Stockton, NJ (by P.E. Olsen and R. W. Schlische)