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Wilcox Group; Salt Mountain Limestone

Salt Mountain Limestone - (Wilcox Group), White massive, indurated fossiliferous limestone containing lenses and irregular beds of soft, friable limestone. Exposed only at Salt Mountain, on the upthrow side of the Jackson fault 5 miles south of Jackson, Clarke County.
State Alabama
Name Wilcox Group; Salt Mountain Limestone
Geologic age Paleocene
Primary rock type limestone
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)White massive, indurated fossiliferous limestone containing lenses and irregular beds of soft, friable 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 Clarke