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Geologic Unit: Maynardville

Usage:

Maynardville Limestone of Conasauga Group (AL*,GA*,KY*,TN*,VA,WV*)
Maynardville Limestone (GA*,TN*,VA*)
Maynardville Formation of Conasauga Group (TN*)
Maynardville Formation (VA*)
Maynardville Dolomite (KY,OH)
Maynardville Limestone Member Conasauga Shale (GA*,TN*)
Maynardville Limestone Member of Nolichucky Shale (TN*)
Maynardville Dolomite Member of Conasauga Shale (KY*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in TN*,VA*: Chances Branch Dolomite Member, Low Hollow Limestone Member.


Geologic age:

Late Cambrian (Franconian)*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Type section: State Highway 33, 7 mi northeast of Maynardville, between bridge over Cox Branch and south end of bridge across Norris reservoir, Union Co., TN. Also well exposed 5.5 mi northeast of Maynardville (Oder, 1934).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).