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Nashville Group

Nashville Group - medium- to dark-gray argillaceous and fossiliferous limestone overlain by yellowish-gray laminated silty limestone. Mapped seperately from the Stone River Group only in Jackson County.
State Alabama
Name Nashville Group
Geologic age Ordovician
Primary rock type limestone
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestonemedium- to dark-gray argillaceous and fossiliferous limestone overlain by yellowish-gray laminated silty 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.
Counties Jackson