|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||36° 48' 45'' North , 88° 41' 15'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||36.81250,-88.68750|
NOTE: The geographic coordinates presented are taken from the Hickory topo map. The USGS GNIS database presents 16 sets of coordinates for this county.
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7 valid minerals.
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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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|Holocene - Tertiary|
0 - 66 Ma
|Continental deposits and loess, undifferentiated|
Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)
Description: Continental deposits and loess, undifferentiated; West of the Tennessee River
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. 
0 - 2.588 Ma
Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)
Description: Silt, brown, tan, and gray, in part sandy and clayey, nonstratified; dark-brown iron-oxide nodules commonly present; unit covers much of area; probably of eolian origin. Material mapped as loess on slopes and headwater valley bottoms is probably in part colluvium or alluvium. Thickness based on drill-hole information.
Comments: Ql; Hickory Quadrangle (GQ-457) | http://kgs.uky.edu/kgsweb/PubsSearching/MoreInfo.asp?titleInput=704 | Map description and column: http://kgs.uky.edu/kgsmap/kgsgeoserver/geolDescID.asp?idType=pointID&fmcode=112LOSS&gq_num=457&map_level=24K
Reference: KGS Databases, Maps, and Publications. Kentucky 1:24,000 Geologic Map. Kentucky Geological Survey. 
Localities in this Region
Ransom, Jay Ellis (1974), Gems and Minerals of America.