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Tuscaloosa Formation

Tuscaloosa Formation - Poorly sorted, light-gray chert gravel in a matrix of silt and sand; locally interbedded with sand and clay lenses. Thickness 0 to 150 feet.
StateTennessee
NameTuscaloosa Formation
Geologic ageCretaceous
Original map labelKt
CommentsWest-Central sheet
Primary rock typegravel
Secondary rock typesilt
Other rock typessand; clay or mud
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Gravelchert gravel
Minor
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand
Incidental
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay
Map references
Geology available at Tennesse Spatial Data Server which can be found at http://www.tngis.org/geology.html which links to a USGS Water Resources Division site: http://water.usgs.gov/lookup/getspatial?geo250k Tennessee Spatial Data Server site notes: Thanks goes to Jim Julian for researching this improved geology layer from the Tennessee Division of Geology. **Note** - The Tennessee Division of Geology does not endorse this coverage, stating this version is still incomplete and not fit for distribution.
Unit references
Geology available at Tennesse Spatial Data Server which can be found at http://www.tngis.org/geology.html which links to a USGS Water Resources Division site: http://water.usgs.gov/lookup/getspatial?geo250k Tennessee Spatial Data Server site notes: Thanks goes to Jim Julian for researching this improved geology layer from the Tennessee Division of Geology. **Note** - The Tennessee Division of Geology does not endorse this coverage, stating this version is still incomplete and not fit for distribution.
Hardeman, W.D., and others, 1966, Geologic map of Tennessee: Division of Geology, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, scale 1:250,000

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