This was collected in 1992.
Rock Type: Sandy shale
Interval: Coalburg seam
Age: Middle Pennsylvanian Period, approx. 307 million years.
Location: Nicholas County, West Virginia; Ramp Run Surface Mine #1, located
about 12 miles north of Summersville, West Virginia. Turn west off route
19 north of Summersville onto Spruce Run Road. Follow it about 7 miles.
Look for the Terry Eagle Coal Company sign. It is now mostly reclaimed,
but there is still some darn good collecting along the exposed rock rip-rap
outslope of the sediment ditch along Buffalo Creek.