Fort Payne Chert

Fort Payne Chert (Mfp) with Lavender Shale Member (Mls)
State Georgia
Name Fort Payne Chert
Geologic age Mississippian
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert
Comments Ridge and Valley sedimentary rocks

Lawton, D.E., Moye, F.J., Murray, J.B., O'Connor, B.J., Penley, H.M., Sandrock, G.S., Marsalis, W.E., Friddell, M.S., Hetrick, J.H., Huddlestun, P.F., Hunter, R.E., Mann, W.R., Martin, B.F., Pickering, S.M., Schneeberger, F.J., and Wilson, J.D., 1976, Geologic Map of Georgia, Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources, Geologic and Water Resources Division, Georgia Geological Survey. Scale 1:500,000.

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Counties Catoosa - Chattooga - Floyd - Polk - Walker