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Geologic units in Mitchell county, Georgia
- Floyd Shale; Hartselle Sandstone member (Mississippian) at surface, covers 3 % of this area
Hartselle Sandstone member (Mh) in Floyd County
- Miccosukee Formation (Neogene) at surface, covers 21 % of this area
- Ocala Limestone (Eocene) at surface, covers 37 % of this area
Ocala Limestone, generally covered with Oligocene and Eocene residuum (Flint River Formation of Cooke, 1939); includes up-dip area, Tivola Limestone of Connell (1955). (*)- outcrops of Ocala Limestone on Dougherty Plain.
- Stream alluvium (Quaternary) at surface, covers 5 % of this area
Stream alluvium and undifferentiated terrace deposits
- Neogene undifferentiated (Neogene) at surface, covers 12 % of this area
Neogene undifferentiated, includes Altamaha Grit (Dall, 1892); Citronelle Formation (Matson & Berry, 1916); and "Hawthorn Formation" (Cooke, 1939). (*) - outcrops of indurated sandstone and claystone
- Suwannee Limestone and its residuum (Oligocene) at surface, covers 23 % of this area
Suwannee Limestone and its residuum, as mapped, includes Chattahoochee Limestone in Seminole and Decatur Cos.; Flint River Formation, in part, (Cooke, 1939); Jacksonboro Limestone in Screven Co.; and Glendon and Marianna Limestones in Pulaski Co.