Pigeon Siltstone of Snowbird Group of Ocoee Supergroup (NC*,TN*)
Pigeon Slate of Snowbird Group of Ocoee Supergroup (TN*)
Named from exposures near West Fork of Little Pigeon River, Sevier Co., eastern TN (US geologic names lexicon, USGS Bull. 896).
Type section (Pigeon Siltstone): along Little Pigeon River between Richardson Cove and Pittman Center, Sevier Co., eastern TN (King and others, 1958).
Piedmont-Blue Ridge province*
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