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Metasandstone and Metasiltstone

Metasandstone and metasiltstone.
StateVirginia
NameMetasandstone and Metasiltstone
Geologic ageProterozoic Z-Cambrian
Original map labelmss
CommentsWestern Piedmont, Central. From expanded explanation (ref. VA002): Metasandstone and metasiltstone (Pavlides, 1990). Quartz- and plagioclase-bearing metasandstone and metasiltstone are interbedded with chlorite- and muscovite-rich laminae; unit grades into phyllonite and mylonite in the Mountain Run fault zone.
Primary rock typemetasedimentary rock
Secondary rock typemeta-argillite
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasiltstonemetasandstone and metasiltstone
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasandstonemetasandstone and metasiltstone
Map references
Digital Representation of the 1993 Geologic Map of Virginia", 2003, CD ROM (ISO-9660) contains image file, expanded explanation in pdf, and ESRI shapefiles, viewing software not included. This is a digital version of "Geologic Map of Virginia" published in 1993. Available from: https://www.dmme.virginia.gov/commerce/
Unit references
Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, 1993, Geologic Map of Virginia: Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, scale 1:500,000
Digital Representation of the 1993 Geologic Map of Virginia - expanded explanation: 2003, Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy, Divsion of Mineral Resources, Publication 147, 85 pp
Digital Representation of the 1993 Geologic Map of Virginia", 2003, CD ROM (ISO-9660) contains image file, expanded explanation in pdf, and ESRI shapefiles, viewing software not included. This is a digital version of "Geologic Map of Virginia" published in 1993. Available from: https://www.dmme.virginia.gov/commerce/
Geographic coverageCulpeper - Orange

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