Lenoir Limestone

Nodular, argillaceous, gray limestone; in places basal sedimentary breccia, conglomerate, quartz sand; Mosheim Limestone Member (dense, light- to medium-gray limestone) near base. Thickness 25 to 500 feet.
State Tennessee
Name Lenoir Limestone
Geologic age Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand
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 Blount - Cocke - Grainger - Greene - Hamblen - Jefferson - Knox - Sevier