Gizzard Group including Warren Point Sandstone and Raccoon Mountain Formation

Gizzard Group - Sandstone, conglomeratic sandstone, siltstone, shale, and minor coal. Thickness 100 to 200 feet. Includes Warren Point Sandstone - Gray to brown sandstone and minor conglomeratic sandstone. Thickness 60 to 160 feet; Raccoon Mountain Formation - Siltstone, sandstone, shale, and minor coal. Thickness 0 to 65 feet.
State Tennessee
Name Gizzard Group including Warren Point Sandstone and Raccoon Mountain Formation
Geologic age Pennsylvanian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstonelocally conglomeratic
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone
Incidental
Sedimentary > Coal
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

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Counties Franklin