Conasauga Group (AL*,GA*,KY*,TN*,VA*,WV*)
Conasauga Formation (AL*,GA*,KY*)
Conasauga Shale (AL,GA*,KY*,TN*,VA*)
Conasauga Limestone (AL,MS,TN*)
FORMATION STATUS: Bibb Dolomite Member (AL), Brierfield Dolomite Member (AL), Maynardville Dolomite Member (KY*), Maynardville Limestone Member (GA*,TN*), Pumpkin Valley Member (TN*).
GROUP STATUS: Copper Ridge Dolomite (TN), Elbrook Dolomite (TN*), Honaker Dolomite (AL*,GA*,TN*,VA*), Maryville Limestone (TN*,VA*), Maynardville Formation or Limestone (TN*,AL*,VA*), Nolichucky Formation or Shale (VA*,TN*,GA*,AL*), Pumpkin Valley Shale (TN*,VA*), Rogersville Shale (AL*,GA*,TN*,VA*), Rutledge Limestone (TN*,VA*).
Named from exposures in Conasauga Valley, Dalton quadrangle, northwestern GA (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).
Black Warrior basin
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