Geology of the Newark Rift Basin

Passaic Formation from the Newark rift basin (2)

Passaic Formation from the Newark rift basin. BOTTOM: New Brunswick, NJ, outcrop of part of Perkasie Member of Passaic Formation. Non-red lake highstand unit at base is overlain my deposits of shoaling lake. TOP: Lake low-stand deposit in Perkasie Member contains numerous vugs that previously were filled with sulphate evaporites. Photos by R.W. Schlische.
Passaic Formation from the Newark rift basin

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