Oriskany~Helderberg
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 39° 25.345 W 078° 56.533
17S E 677130 N 4365674
Quick Description: Oriskany sandstone and Helderberg limestone have produced over a trillion cubic of gas in West Virginia.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 3/31/2022 4:06:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM15ZH7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Oriskany~Helderberg

The massive sandstone in the quarry is the Oriskany and the limestone below it is the Helderberg of the driller and geologist. The "Oriskany Sand", an important gas sand, has produced in excess of a trillion cubic feet of gas in West Virginia.
Marker Number: none

Marker Title: Oriskany~Helderberg

Marker Location: South side of RT 46

County or Independent City: Fountain, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginai Archives & History, 2021

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