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Lithclass polygon colors

These colors provide the lithologic legend for our state geological map compilation. The data represented by this table are available as a tab-delimited text file

  Unconsolidated material
  Alluvium
  Silt
  Sand
  Flood plain
  Gravel
  Levee
  Delta
  Alluvial fan
  Alluvial terrace
  Lake or marine sediment
  Playa
  Mud flat
  Beach sand
  Terrace
  Eolian material
  Dune sand
  Sand sheet
  Loess
  Volcanic ash
  Mass wasting material
  Colluvium
  Mudflow
  Lahar
  Debris flow
  Landslide
  Talus
  Glacial drift
  Till
  Moraine
  Stratified glacial sediment
  Glacial outwash sediment
  Sub/supra-glacial sediment
  Glaciolacustrine sediment
  Glacial-marine sediment
  Biogenic material
  Peat
  Coral
  Residuum
  Clay or mud
  Sedimentary rock
  Clastic rock
  Mudstone
  Claystone
  Bentonite
  Shale
  Black shale
  Oil shale
  Argillite
  Siltstone
  Fine-grained mixed clastic rock
  Sandstone
  Arenite
  Orthoquartzite
  Calcarenite
  Arkose
  Wacke
  Graywacke
  Medium-grained mixed clastic rock
  Conglomerate
  Sedimentary breccia
  Coarse-grained mixed clastic rock
  Olistostrome
  Mélange
  Carbonate rock
  Limestone
  Dolostone
  Mixed carbonate/clastic rock
  Mixed volcanic/clastic rock
  Phosphorite
  Chemical sedimentary rock
  Evaporite
  Chert
  Novaculite
  Iron formation
  Exhalite
  Coal
  Mixed coal/clastic rock
  Volcanic rock
  Glassy volcanic rock
  Obsidian
  Vitrophyre
  Pumice
  Pyroclastic rock
  Tuff
  Welded tuff
  Ash-flow tuff
  Ignimbrite
  Volcanic breccia
  Lava flow
  Bimodal suite
  Felsic volcanic rock
  Alkali-feldspar rhyolite
  Rhyolite
  Rhyodacite
  Dacite
  Alkali-feldspar trachyte
  Trachyte
  Quartz latite
  Latite
  Intermediate volcanic rock
  Trachyandesite
  Andesite
  Mafic volcanic rock
  Trachybasalt
  Basalt
  Tholeiite
  Hawaiite
  Alkaline basalt
  Alkalic volcanic rock
  Phonolite
  Tephrite
  Ultramafitite
  Volcanic carbonatite
  Plutonic rock
  Aplite
  Porphyry
  Lamprophyre
  Pegmatite
  Granitoid
  Alkali-feldspar granite
  Quartz monzodiorite
  Monzodiorite
  Quartz diorite
  Diorite
  Diabase
  Granite
  Peraluminous granite
  Metaluminous granite
  Subaluminous granite
  Peralkaline granite
  Granodiorite
  Tonalite
  Trondhjemite
  Alkali-feldspar syenite
  Quartz syenite
  Syenite
  Quartz monzonite
  Monzonite
  Gabbroid
  Quartz monzogabbro
  Monzogabbro
  Quartz gabbro
  Gabbro
  Norite
  Troctolite
  Anorthosite
  Alkalic intrusive rock
  Nepheline syenite
  Ultramafic intrusive rock
  Peridotite
  Dunite
  Kimberlite
  Pyroxenite
  Hornblendite
  Intrusive carbonatite
  Metamorphic rock
  Hornfels
  Eclogite
  Greisen
  Skarn
  Calc-silicate rock
  Serpentinite
  Metasedimentary rock
  Meta-argillite
  Slate
  Quartzite
  Metaconglomerate
  Marble
  Metavolcanic rock
  Felsic metavolcanic rock
  Metarhyolite
  Keratophyre
  Intermediate metavolcanic rock
  Mafic metavolcanic rock
  Metabasalt
  Spilite
  Greenstone
  Phyllite
  Schist
  Greenschist
  Blueschist
  Mica schist
  Pelitic schist
  Quartz-feldspar schist
  Calc-silicate schist
  Amphibole schist
  Granofels
  Gneiss
  Felsic gneiss
  Granitic gneiss
  Biotite gneiss
  Mafic gneiss
  Orthogneiss
  Paragneiss
  Migmatite
  Amphibolite
  Granulite
  Tectonite
  Tectonic mélange
  Tectonic breccia
  Cataclasite
  Phyllonite
  Mylonite
  Flaser gneiss
  Augen gneiss
  ice
  water

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