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INTERPRETIVE GUIDE TO THE SOILS - Fauquier County

INTERPRETIVE GUIDE TO THE SOILS - Fauquier County

Table. Summary of Soil

Table. Summary of Soil Characteristics and Use Potential (**-- not part of official soil survey) MAP. UNIT SYMBOL SOIL NAME SLOPE 330D** Chestnut Variant sandy loam; very stony 15 - 25% 330E** Chestnut Variant sandy loam; very stony 25 - 50% 340B** Catoctin silt loam 2 - 7% 340C** Catoctin silt loam 7 - 15% 340D** Catoctin silt loam 15 - 25% 340E** Catoctin silt loam 25 - 50% SOIL CHARACTERISTICS Moderately deep, excessively well drained, dark brown , loamy skeletal soil on moderately steep backslopes; contains greater than 35% coarse fragments in the subsoil; developed in residuum from coarse-grained granite; predominantly found on the Cobbler Mountain formations Moderately deep, excessively well drained, dark brown, loamy skeletal soil on steep backslopes; contains greater than 35% coarse fragments in the subsoil; developed in residuum from coarse-grained granite; predominantly found on the Cobbler Mountain formations Moderately deep, well drained, strong brown loamy-skeletal soils containing more than 35% rock fragments in the subsoil on gently sloping summits and backslopes in highly dissected landscapes; developed in residuum from greenstone Moderately deep, well drained, strong brown loamy-skeletal soils containing more than 35% rock fragments in the subsoil on strongly sloping backslopes and undulating summits in highly dissected landscapes; developed in residuum from greenstone Moderately deep, well drained, strong brown loamy-skeletal soils containing more than 35% rock fragments in the subsoil on moderately steep backslopes in highly dissected landscapes; developed in residuum from greenstone Moderately deep, well drained, strong brown loamy-skeletal soils containing more than 35% rock fragments in the subsoil on steep backslopes in highly dissected landscapes; developed in residuum from greenstone EROSION HAZARD K Factor (surface/subsoil) HYDROLOGIC GROUP High 0.24, 0.24 B Very high 0.24, 0.24 B Moderate 0.32, 0.17 B Moderate 0.32, 0.17 B High 0.32, 0.17 B Very high 0.32, 0.17 B USE POTENTIAL AND PROBLEMS FOR SELECTED USES GENERAL DEVELOPMENT USING CENTRAL WATER AND CENTRAL SEWER FAIR steep slopes; shallow to rock; stoniness Bearing Capacity: high Shrink-swell Potential: low POOR very steep slopes; shallow to rock; stoniness Bearing Capacity: high Shrink-swell Potential: low FAIR shallow to rock Bearing Capacity: moderate Shrink-swell Potential: low FAIR shallow to rock Bearing Capacity: moderate Shrink-swell Potential: low FAIR shallow to rock; steep slopes Bearing Capacity: moderate Shrink-swell Potential: low POOR shallow to rock; very steep slopes Bearing Capacity: moderate Shrink-swell Potential: low DEVELOPMENT USING CONVENTIONAL SEPTIC TANK AND DRAINFIELD POOR shallow to rock steep slopes NOT SUITED shallow to rock very steep slopes POOR shallow to rock POOR shallow to rock POOR shallow to rock Steep slopes NOT SUITED shallow to rock very steep slopes AGRICULTURE SECONDARY PASTURE FORESTRY (HARDWOOD) MODERATELY LOW NOT SUITED LOW SECONDARY CROPLAND SECONDARY CROPLAND PRIME PASTURE SECONDARY PASTURE MODERATE MODERATE LOW LOW LAND USE CAPABILITY CLASS

Table. Summary of Soil Characteristics and Use Potential (**-- not part of official soil survey) MAP. UNIT SYMBOL SOIL NAME SLOPE 365B** Montalto silty clay loam, extremely stony 3 - 8% 365C** Montalto silty clay loam, extremely stony 8 - 15% 370B** Mt. Lucas loam, extremely stony 3 - 8% 413B** Lignum Variant silt loam 3 - 8% 413C** Lignum Variant silt loam 8 - 15% SOIL CHARACTERISTICS Very deep, well drained, red clayey soils with many stones and few boulders on ridgetops; developed in residuum from Triassic diabase. Very deep, well drained, red clayey soils with many stones and few boulders on strongly sloping sideslopes; developed in residuum from Triassic diabase. Very deep, somewhat poorly drained, yellowish-brown loamy over clayey soils on gently sloping summits and footslopes; soil surface is covered by 4 – 15% stones; developed in colluvium over residuum from basalt and diabase; may have inclusions of HYDRIC soils Very deep, moderately well to somewhat poorly drained, mottled yellowish-brown and gray clayey soils on footslopes, heads of drainageways and benches; developed in local wash and residuum from sericite and biotite schist and gneiss Very deep, moderately well to somewhat poorly drained, mottled yellowish-brown and gray clayey soils on footslopes, heads of drainageways and strongly sloping backslopes; developed in local wash and residuum from sericite and biotite schist and gneiss EROSION HAZARD K Factor (surface/subsoil) HYDROLOGIC GROUP Moderate 0.28, 0.28 C Moderate 0.28, 0.28 C Moderate 0.37, 0.28 C Moderate 0.43, 0.28 C Moderate 0.43, 0.28 C USE POTENTIAL AND PROBLEMS FOR SELECTED USES GENERAL DEVELOPMENT USING CENTRAL WATER AND CENTRAL SEWER FAIR stoniness Bearing Capacity: moderate Shrink-swell Potential: moderate FAIR stoniness Bearing Capacity: moderate Shrink-swell Potential: moderate POOR intermittent high water table; stoniness Bearing Capacity: low Shrink-swell Potential: moderate POOR intermittent high water table; low bearing capacity; may have shrinkswell clay in subsoil Bearing Capacity: low Shrink-swell Potential: high POOR Intermittent high water table; low bearing capacity; may have shrinkswell clay in subsoil Bearing Capacity: low Shrink-swell Potential: high DEVELOPMENT USING CONVENTIONAL SEPTIC TANK AND DRAINFIELD MARGINAL percs slowly MARGINAL percs slowly NOT SUITED high water table NOT SUITED high water table NOT SUITED high water table AGRICULTURE SECONDARY PASTURE SECONDARY PASTURE SECONDARY PASTURE PRIME PASTURE PRIME PASTURE FORESTRY (HARDWOOD) MODERATE MODERATE MODERATELY LOW MODERATELY LOW MODERATELY LOW LAND USE CAPABILITY CLASS

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