Coffee Sand

Loose fine-grained sand, light-gray, sparsely glauconitic, locally interbedded with laminated lignitic clay. Thickness 25 to 200 feet; thins northward.
State Tennessee
Name Coffee Sand
Geologic age Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sandsparsely glauconitic sand, locally interbedded with laminated lignitic clay
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay
Comments West sheet

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 Benton - Decatur - Hardin - Henderson - Henry - McNairy