Hesse Sandstone

White, vitreous quartzite, medium- to coarse-grained, occurs in massive ledges; Helenmode Member at top is gray to greenish sandstone and shale. Thickness about 600 feet.
State Tennessee
Name Hesse Sandstone
Geologic age Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartzite
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
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 Blount - Cocke - Jefferson - Sevier