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Key to Glauconitic Soils in Coastal Plains of New Jersey

Key to Glauconitic Soils in Coastal Plains of New Jersey

List of soils formed in a parent material that contains glauconite mapped in New Jersey by drainage class and depth to solum.

Soils Formed In Marine Sediments Containing Glauconite
Glauconite Level Drainage Series Solum (inches) Parent Material
Low Well drained Colts Neck 30-50 Loamy marine sediments that contain glauconite
Freehold 30-45 Sandy marine sediments which have small to moderate amounts of glauconite
Howell 40-60 Marine sediments with low glauconite
Swedesboro 30-45 Loamy and sandy marine sediments that contain glauconite
Moderately well drained Holmdel 30-45 Loamy glauconite bearing marine and/or fluviomarine sediments
Sharptown 20-48 Silty eolian deposits underlain by loamy marine sediments that contain glauconite
Woolwich 30-45 Sandy marine sediments that contain glauconite
Moderate Well drained Collington 28-44 Glauconite bearing eolian and/or fluviomarine deposits
Tinton 30-50 Sandy eolian deposits over glauconite bearing fluviomarine deposits
Moderately well drained Adelphia 25-60 Glauconite bearing eolian and/or fluviomarine deposits
Donlonton 40-60 Old marine sediments containing moderate amounts of glauconite
Pemberton 24-48 Sandy eolian deposits underlain by loamy alluvium derived from marine sediments that contain glauconite
Poorly drained Shrewsbury 24-40 Marine sediments containing moderate amounts of glauconite
Very poorly drained Keansburg 24-40 water laid deposits containing low to moderate amounts of glauconite
High or Very High Well drained Monmouth 35-55 Fine-textured marine sediments high in glauconite
Moderately well drained Marlton 30-48 Clayey glauconite marine and/or fluviomarine deposits
Somewhat poorly drained Kresson 24-40 Clayey glauconite marine and/or fluviomarine deposits
Poorly drained Colemantown 26-40 Glauconite bearing fluviomarine deposits

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