Chilhowee Group; Upper Chilhowee

Vitreous quartz arenite, white to light gray; interbedded sandy siltstone and shale. Erwin and Hampton formations of Hot Springs window.
State North Carolina
Name Chilhowee Group; Upper Chilhowee
Geologic age Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone > Arenite (Bed)vitreous quartz arenite, white to light gray
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)interbedded sandy siltstone and shale
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)interbedded sandy siltstone

Rhodes, Thomas S., and Conrad, Stephen G., 1985, Geologic Map of North Carolina: Department of Natural Resources and Community Development, Division of Land Resources, and the NC Geological Survey, compiled by Brown, Philip M., et al, and Parker, John M. III, and in association with the State Geologic Map Advisory Committee, scale 1:500,000.

The North Carolina Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Division of Land Resources, NC Geological Survey, in cooperation with the NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, 1998 (updated 2007), Geology - North Carolina (1:250,000), coverage data file geol250. The data represents the digital equivalent of the official State Geology map (1:500,000 scale), but was digitized from (1:250,000 scale) base maps.

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Counties Madison - Mitchell - Yancey