Juniata Formation

Maroon, claystone, siltstone, and shale; uniformly bedded; some faint greenish mottling; less calcareous than Sequatchie Formation. Thickness about 300 feet.
State Tennessee
Name Juniata Formation
Geologic age Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Claystone
Comments East 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 Claiborne - Grainger - Hancock - Hawkins - Knox - Union