Stones River Group; Carters Limestone

Fine-grained, yellowish-brown limestone; thin-bedded in upper part; thicker bedded and very slightly cherty with scattered mottlings of magnesian limestone in lower part. Contains thin bentonite beds. Thickness 50 to 100 feet.
State Tennessee
Name Stones River Group; Carters Limestone
Geologic age Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Claystone > Bentonite
Comments West-Central 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 Bedford - Cannon - Coffee - Davidson - DeKalb - Giles - Lincoln - Marshall - Maury - Rutherford - Smith - Sumner - Trousdale - Williamson - Wilson