Conasauga Group

Mostly shale northwest of a line connecting Knoxville and Tazewell; dominantly dolomite with minor shale southeast of a line from Newport to Kingsport; between these lines it consists of six formations. Thickness about 2,000 feet.
State Tennessee
Name Conasauga Group
Geologic age Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone
Comments East sheet
References

Greene, D.C., and Wolfe, W.J., 2000, Superfund GIS - 1:250,000 Geology of Tennessee, USGS, (geo250k).

Hardeman, W.D., Miller, R.A., and Swingle, G.D., 1966, Geologic Map of Tennessee: Division of Geology, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, 4 sheets, scale 1:250,000

NGMDB product
Counties Anderson - Campbell - Claiborne - Grainger - Hancock - Hawkins - Jefferson - Knox - Sullivan - Union