Chepultepec Dolomite

Light-gray, fine-grained, well-bedded dolomite, moderately cherty; fine-grained limestone locally in upper part; quartz sandstone beds at base. Average thickness about 800 feet.
State Tennessee
Name Chepultepec Dolomite
Geologic age Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstonequartz sandstone beds at base
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 Blount - Bradley - Hamilton - Rhea