Little Oak and Newala Limestones undifferentiated

Little Oak Limestone -- dark-gray medium to thick-bedded fossiliferous, argillaceous to silty limestone containing chert nodules. Locally includes thin beds of bentonite in the upper part. Newala Limestone -- light to dark-gray thick-bedded micritic and peloidal limestone and minor dolomite.
State Alabama
Name Little Oak and Newala Limestones undifferentiated
Geologic age Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)Little Oak Limestone - dark-gray medium to thick-bedded fossiliferous, argillaceous to silty limestone; Newala Limestone - light to dark-gray thick-bedded micritic and peloidal limestone
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Claystone > Bentonite (Bed)
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert (Bed)Little Oak Limestone - chert nodules
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone (Bed)Newala Limestone - minor dolomite
References

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.

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Counties Calhoun - Etowah