Shady Dolomite

Bluish-gray or pale-yellowish-gray thick-bedded siliceous dolomite; characterized by coarsely crystalline porous chert.
State Alabama
Name Shady Dolomite
Geologic age Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)bluish-gray or pale-yellowish-gray thick-bedded siliceous dolomite
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert (Bed)characterized by coarsely crystalline porous chert.

Szabo, M.W., Osborne, E.W., Copeland, C.W. Jr., and Neathery, T.L., 1988, Geologic Map of Alabama, Geological Survey of Alabama Special Map 220, scale 1:250,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Calhoun - Cherokee - Cleburne - Shelby - Talladega