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Geologic units in Cherokee county, Georgia

Additional scientific data in this geographic area

Biotitic Gneiss / Mica Schist/ Amphibolite (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 15 % of this area

Biotitic Gneiss / Mica Schist/ Amphibolite

Mica Schist/ Metasiltstone (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 13 % of this area

Mica Schist/ Metasiltstone

Mica Schist/ Gneiss (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 12 % of this area

Mica Schist/ Gneiss

Lithology: mica schist; gneiss

Mica Schist (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 11 % of this area

Mica Schist

Lithology: mica schist

Hornblende Gneiss/ Amphibolite (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 10 % of this area

Hornblende Gneiss/ Amphibolite

Lithology: gneiss; amphibolite

Phyllite and Quartzite (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 7 % of this area

Phyllite and Quartzite

Lithology: phyllite; quartzite

Mica Schist/ Amphibolite (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 5 % of this area

Mica Schist/ Amphibolite

Quartzite/ Phyllite (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 3 % of this area

Quartzite/ Phyllite

Lithology: quartzite; phyllite

Biotite Gneiss (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 3 % of this area

Biotite gneiss

Lithology: biotite gneiss

Undifferentiated pelitic rocks (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 3 % of this area

Undifferentiated pelitic rocks, includes mica schists, metasiltstones, metaconglomerates, and metagraywackes

Granitic Gneiss / Gneissic Granite (augen or porphyritic) (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 3 % of this area

Granitic Gneiss / Gneissic Granite (augen or porphyritic)

Graphitic Phyllite (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 3 % of this area

Graphitic Phyllite

Lithology: phyllite

Amphibolitic Schist (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 3 % of this area

Amphibolitic Schist

Lithology: amphibole schist

Granitic Gneiss undifferentiated (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 1 % of this area

Granitic Gneiss undifferentiated

Lithology: granitic gneiss

Biotite Gneiss/ Mica Schist (Age not given) at surface, covers 1 % of this area

Biotite Gneiss/ Mica Schist

Graphite Schist (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 1 % of this area

Graphite Schist

Lithology: schist

Calcareous mica schist/ Micaceous marble/ Mica schist (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 0.9 % of this area

Calcareous mica schist/ Micaceous marble/ Mica schist

Lithology: mica schist; marble

Biotite Gneiss/ Amphibolite (Age not given) at surface, covers 0.8 % of this area

Biotite Gneiss/ Amphibolite

Meta-argillite/ Phyllite (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 0.6 % of this area

Meta-argillite/ Phyllite

Hornblende Gneiss (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 0.2 % of this area

Hornblende Gneiss

Lithology: gneiss

Ultramafic rocks undifferentiated (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 0.2 % of this area

Ultramafic rocks undifferentiated

Sericite Schist/ Amphibolite (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers 0.1 % of this area

Sericite Schist/ Amphibolite

Lithology: schist; amphibolite

Metagraywacke/ Mica Schist (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Metagraywacke/ Mica Schist

Phyllite undifferentiated (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Phyllite undifferentiated

Lithology: phyllite

Quartzite (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Quartzite

Lithology: quartzite

Amphibolite (Precambrian-Paleozoic) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Amphibolite

Lithology: amphibolite

Chilhowee Formation (Cambrian) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Chilhowee Formation, includes Weisner Formation of Kesler, 1950