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Mylonitic and Cataclastic Rocks in the Brevard, Towaliga, and Goat Rock Fault Zones

Mylonitic and Cataclastic Rocks in the Brevard, Towaliga, and Goat Rock Fault Zones - blastomylonite, mylonite gneiss, locally includes mylonite schist and mylonite quartzite in Towaliga fault zone.
State Alabama
Name Mylonitic and Cataclastic Rocks in the Brevard, Towaliga, and Goat Rock Fault Zones
Geologic age Precambrian to Paleozoic
Comments Units 'my, bm, and cr' are all descibed under the one heading of 'Mylonitic and Cataclastic...ect...'; they do not have individual names....so used the same unit name for all three.
Primary rock type mylonite
Secondary rock type gneiss
Other rock types schist; quartzite
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Gneissmylonite gneiss
Tectonite > Myloniteblastomylonite, mylonite gneiss; locally includes mylonite schist and mylonite quartzite in Towaliga fault zone.
Minor
Metamorphic > Schistlocally includes mylonite schist
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartzitelocally includes mylonite quartzite in Towaliga fault zone.
Map references
Szabo, M. W., Osborne, E. W., Copeland, C. W. Jr., Neathery; T. L., 1988, Geologic Map of Alabama, Geological Survey of Alabama Special Map 220, scale 1:250,000.
Unit references
Szabo, M. W., Osborne, E. W., Copeland, C. W. Jr., Neathery; T. L., 1988, Geologic Map of Alabama, Geological Survey of Alabama Special Map 220, scale 1:250,000.
Counties Lee - Macon