|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 28' 47'' North , 87° 6' 11'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||35.47972,-87.10306|
REF:Deposit:: BOM-OFR-13-79, SEPTEMBER 1978, CONTRACT NO. J0377000,
Deposit:: EVALUATION OF THE PHOSPHATE DEPOSITS OF TENNESSEE,
Deposit:: ZELLARS-WILLIAMS, INC., P. 31.
Deposit:: # 1 OF APPROXIMATELY 29 MILS DEPOSITS INCLUDED IN MAS REPORT
Commodities (Major) - Phosphorus-Phosphates
Development Status: Unknown
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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443.8 - 485.4 Ma
|Nashville Group; Bigby-Cannon Limestone and Hermitage Formation|
Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Bigby-Cannon Limestone; Hermitage Formation
Description: Nashville Group - Bigby-Cannon Limestone - Brownish-gray phosphatic calcarenite and light-gray to brownish-gray, cryptograined to medium- grained, even-bedded limestone. Thickness 50 to 125 feet; and Hermitage Formation - Thin-bedded to laminated, sandy and argillaceous limestone with shale; nodular shaly limestone; coquina; and phosphatic calcarenite. Thickness 50 to 100 feet.
Comments: West-Central sheet
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.