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Claiborne and Wilcox Formation

Claiborne and Wilcox Formations -- Irregularly bedded sand, locally interbedded with lenses and beds of gray to white clay, silty clay, lignitic clay, and lignite. Thickness more than 400 feet.
StateTennessee
NameClaiborne and Wilcox Formation
Geologic ageTertiary
Original map labelTcw
CommentsWest sheet
Primary rock typesand
Secondary rock typeclay or mud
Other rock typeslignite
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand
Minor
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Claysilty clay, lignitic clay
Incidental
Sedimentary > Coal > Lignite
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
Geographic coverageCarroll - Chester - Hardeman - Haywood - Henderson - Henry - Madison

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