Cades Sandstone

Gray, well-bedded, fine- to medium-grained feldspathic metasandstone, with interbeds of dark slate and metasiltstone; precise stratigraphic position unknown. Thickness about 1,500 feet.
State Tennessee
Name Cades Sandstone
Geologic age Precambrian
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasandstone
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasiltstone
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Slate
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

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Counties Blount - Monroe