Fort Payne Formation

Bedded chert, calcareous and dolomitic, somewhat crinoidal; and minor shale. Thin green shale (Maury) at base. Average thickness about 200 feet.
State Tennessee
Name Fort Payne Formation
Geologic age Mississippian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
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 - Bledsoe - Bradley - Campbell - Cumberland - Hamilton - Marion - Rhea - Roane - Sequatchie