McNairy Sand

Predominantly sand, in places interbedded with silty light-gray clays. Fine-grained sand at base, locally contains heavy minerals. Thickness about 300 feet.
State Tennessee
Name McNairy Sand
Geologic age Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sandlocally contains heavy minerals
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 - Carroll - Chester - Decatur - Hardeman - Henderson - Henry - McNairy