Chattanooga Shale

Black carbonaceous shale, fissile. Thickness 100 to 900 feet; about 25 feet on Chilhowee Mountain. (Mapped with Mfp on West-Central and parts of East Central Sheets)
State Tennessee
Name Chattanooga Shale
Geologic age Mississippian and Devonian
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale > Black-shale (Carbonaceous)
Comments East 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 Claiborne - Grainger - Hancock - Hawkins