Longview Dolomite and Chepultepec Dolomite

Longview Dolomite - Siliceous, gray, fine-grained, medium-bedded dolomite; interbeds of gray limestone in upper part. Thickness about 300 feet; and Chepultepec Dolomite - Light-gray, fine-grained, well-bedded dolomite, moderately cherty; fine-grained limestone locally in upper part; quartz sandstone beds at base. Thickness about 800 feet.
State Tennessee
Name Longview Dolomite and Chepultepec Dolomite
Geologic age Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone
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 Anderson - Campbell - Claiborne - Grainger - Hamblen - Hancock - Hawkins - Jefferson - Knox - Sevier - Union