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Leipers Limestone

Leipers Limestone - Leipers Limestone -- medium to dark-gray thin to medium-bedded fossiliferous limestone containing interbeds of thin argillaceous limestone. Mapped in Sequatchie Valley. Inman Formation -- interbedded greenish-gray or moderate to dusky-red shale and light-gray peloidal limestone. Mapped in Sequatchie Valley.
StateAlabama
NameLeipers Limestone
Geologic ageOrdovician
Original map labelOlp
Primary rock typelimestone
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestonemedium to dark-gray thin to medium-bedded fossiliferous limestone containing interbeds of thin argillaceous limestone
Map references
Szabo, M. W., Osborne, E. W., Copeland, C. W. Jr., Neathery; T. L., 1988, Geologic Map of Alabama, Geological Survey of Alabama Special Map 220, scale 1:250,000.
Unit references
Szabo, M. W., Osborne, E. W., Copeland, C. W. Jr., Neathery; T. L., 1988, Geologic Map of Alabama, Geological Survey of Alabama Special Map 220, scale 1:250,000.
Geographic coverageBlount - Jackson - Marshall

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