Monzonitic to granodioritic; inequigranular.
Locally sulfidic; interlayered and gradational with mica schist, minor amphibolite, and hornblende gneiss.
Interlayered with amphibolite.
Poorly foliated; interlayered with biotite augen gneiss.
Massive to foliated, granodioritic, migmatitic.
Equigranular to porphyritic, massive to well foliated; contains biotite and muscovite.
"Fish scale" schist and phyllonite, graphitic; interlayered with feldspathic metasandstone, marble lenses.
Foliated to massive, locally conglomeratic; interlayered and gradational with mica schist, muscovite-biotite gneiss, and rare graphitic schist.
Interlayered; minor layers and lenses of hornblende gneiss, metagabbro, mica schist, and granitic rock.
Foliated to massive, granitic to quartz dioritic; biotite gneiss and amphibolite common.
Inequigranular, locally abundant potassic feldspar and garnet; interlayered and gradational with calc-silicate rock, sillimanite-mica schist, mica schist, and amphibolite. Contains small masses of granitic rock.
Variably foliated, variably migmatitic, and granitic to quartz dioritic in composition
Contains biotite, muscovite, and xenocrysts. Includes Whiteside Mountain, Stone Mountain, Mount Airy, Spruce Pine, and other smaller plutons.
Aluminous muscovite-biotite schist, locally having subordinate amphibolite layers
Variably layered biotite-quartz-feldspar gneiss having porphyroclasts and/or porphyroblasts of plagioclase and locally of quartz and potassium feldspar
Well foliated, banded to non-banded biotite granitoid gneiss or gneissic granitoid; cuts Seneca thrust fault