Geologic units in Laurens county, South Carolina

Additional scientific data in this geographic area

Gneiss of Laurens area (Cambrian or Neoproterozoic) at surface, covers 30 % of this area

Biotite-quartz-plagioclase gneiss and interlayers locally containing hornblende, sillimanite, microcline, and muscovite

biotite-quartz-feldspar gneiss of the Whitmire reentrant (Cambrian and/or Neoproterozoic) at surface, covers 25 % of this area

Biotite-quartz-feldspar gneiss

Reedy River complex (Paleozoic) at surface, covers 11 % of this area

Gneissic biotite granite to granodiorite

Gray Court metagranite (Devonian) at surface, covers 10 % of this area

Foliated, medium-grained, equigranular to porphyritic biotite granite

Biotite quartz-plagioclase gneiss (Paleozoic or Neoproterozoic) at surface, covers 7 % of this area

Biotite quartz-plagioclase gneiss with minor interlayers of amphibolite gneiss and mica schist

Granite (Carboniferous to Permian) at surface, covers 5 % of this area

Granite

Mylonite gneiss (Late Paleozoic) at surface, covers 3 % of this area

Mylonite gneiss

Enoree melange, Cedar Shoals gneiss and Cross Anchor mafic complex (Age uncertain) at surface, covers 1 % of this area

Cedar Shoals gneiss is biotite-quartz-feldspar gneiss interpreted as metagraywacke; interlayered felsic gneiss interpreted as metavolcanic rock.

Biotite gneiss with interlayered marble, calcsilicate gneiss, sillimanite-muscovite schist, and garnet-quartz rock (Age uncertain) at surface, covers 1 % of this area

Biotite gneiss having interlayered marble, calc-silicate rock, sillimanite-muscovite schist, and garnet-quartz rock

Metamorphosed granitoid rocks, undivided (Paleozoic to Neoproterozoic) at surface, covers 1 % of this area

Metamorphosed granitoid rocks, undivided

Philson Crossroads complex (Age uncertain) at surface, covers 1 % of this area

Biotite-quartz-feldspar gneiss having interlayers of amphibolite and metagranite

Sillimanite schist and sillimanite-mica schist (Cambrian or Neoproterozoic) at surface, covers 1 % of this area

Sillimanite-rich aluminous schist composed mainly of sillimanite, biotite, muscovite, and minor quartz

Granite - Cold Point pluton (Carboniferous to Permian) at surface, covers 0.8 % of this area

Granite - Cold Point pluton

Granite sheets near Joanna (Paleozoic) at surface, covers 0.5 % of this area

Granite sheets near Joanna

Biotite gneiss and muscovite-biotite gneiss (Cambrian or Neoproterozoic) at surface, covers 0.3 % of this area

Layered biotite-quartz-feldspar gneiss

Amphibolite and amphibolite gneiss (Paleozoic to Neoproterozoic) at surface, covers 0.2 % of this area

Amphibolite and amphibolite gneiss

Metamorphosed granite and granodiorite (Cambrian or Neoproterozoic) at surface, covers 0.2 % of this area

Metamorphosed granite and granodiorite

Amphibolite and interlayered biotite gneiss, hornblende gneiss and minor mica schist (Cambrian or Neoproterozoic) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Amphibolite and interlayered gneiss, hornblende gneiss and minor mica schist

Metagabbro and minor metadiorite (Middle Paleozoic to Neoproterozoic) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Metagabbro and minor metadiorite

Sillimanite-mica schist and muscovite-biotite schist (Cambrian or Neoproterozoic) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Thin to thick layered sillimanite-mica schist and sillimanite-bearing muscovite-biotite schist