Rome Formation

Variegated (red, green, yellow) shale and siltstone with beds of gray, fine-grained sandstone. Maximum exposed thickness 1,500 feet.
State Tennessee
Name Rome Formation
Geologic age Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
Comments East-Central 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 - Bradley - Campbell - Claiborne - Grainger - Hamilton - Knox - Loudon - McMinn - Meigs - Monroe - Polk - Rhea - Roane - Union