Rich Butt Sandstone of Snowbird Group of Ocoee Supergroup (NC*,TN*)
Rich Butt Formation of Great Smoky Group of Ocoee Supergroup (NC)
Type section: southeast of Mount Cammerer on Big Creek, above community of Mount Sterling, Cocke Co., eastern TN. Named from Rich Butt Mountain, a northwestern spur of Mount Cammerer (King and others, 1958).
Piedmont-Blue Ridge province*
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