Stones River Group; Pierce Limestone and Murfreesboro Limestone

Stones River Group; Pierce Limestone - Gray, thin-bedded limestone with shale partings. Thickness 25 feet; and Murfreesboro Limestone - Thick-bedded, dark-gray, fine-grained limestone, with mottlings of magnesian limestone; somewhat cherty in upper part. Maximum exposed thickness 70 feet.
State Tennessee
Name Stones River Group; Pierce Limestone and Murfreesboro Limestone
Geologic age Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shaleshale partings
Comments West-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 Rutherford