Copper Ridge Dolomite

Coarse, dark-gray, knotty dolomite, asphaltic in places; with much gray, medium-grained, well- bedded dolomite; abundant chert; cryptozoans typical. Thickness about 1,000 feet.
State Tennessee
Name Copper Ridge Dolomite
Geologic age Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone
Minor
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert
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

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Counties Anderson - Blount - Bradley - Campbell - Claiborne - Grainger - Greene - Hamblen - Hancock - Hawkins - Jefferson - Knox - Loudon - McMinn - Monroe - Roane - Sevier - Sullivan - Union