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Battlefield Number 697 Pit (Gilette Pit), Williamson Co., Tennessee, USAi
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Battlefield Number 697 Pit (Gilette Pit)Pit
Williamson Co.County
TennesseeState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 58' 15'' North , 86° 54' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.97083,-86.90889
GeoHash:G#: dn6hwk6ck
Locality type:Pit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Franklin72,639 (2017)6.2km
Forest Hills5,039 (2017)12.3km
Brentwood Estates31,279 (2006)13.1km
Brentwood41,763 (2017)13.3km
Belle Meade3,004 (2017)14.7km


REF:Deposit:: PROPERTY IS OWNED BY THE THIRD NATIONAL BANK.
Deposit:: PHOSPHATE ROCK IS MINED FROM RESIDUUM OF THE ORDOVICIAN BIGB
Deposit:: CANNON LIMESTONE.
Deposit:: # ONE OF SEVERAL MONSANTO MINES SUPPLYING COLUMBIA PLANT,
Deposit:: # SEQ. NO. 04
Commodities (Major) - Phosphorus-Phosphates
Development Status: Past Producer

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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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 2972839
Nashville Group; Bigby-Cannon Limestone and Hermitage Formation

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Bigby Limestone; 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 Original map source: Greene, D.C., and Wolfe, W.J., 2000, Superfund GIS - 1:250,000 Geology of Tennessee, USGS, (geo250k).

Lithology: Major:{limestone,calcarenite}, Minor:{shale}, Incidental:{coquina}

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. [133]

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