Bluff Springs Granite

Leucocratic quartz diorite (tonalite) to quartz monzonite or trondhjemite, locally foliated.
State Alabama
Name Bluff Springs Granite
Geologic age Precambrian to Paleozoic
Lithologic constituents
Igneous > Plutonic > Syenitic > Quartz-monzonite
Igneous > Plutonic > Granitic > Tonalite > Trondhjemite
Igneous > Plutonic > Granitic > Tonaliteleucocratic quartz diorite (tonalite)
Comments tentative zircon age of 366 +/- 21 Ma (ref. AL003) (Devonian-Mississippian)

Szabo, M.W., Osborne, E.W., Copeland, C.W. Jr., and Neathery, T.L., 1988, Geologic Map of Alabama, Geological Survey of Alabama Special Map 220, scale 1:250,000.

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Russell, G.S., Odom, A.L., and Russell, C.W., 1987, Uranium-lead and rubidium-strontium isotopic evidence for the age and origin of granitic rocks in the northern Alabama Piedmont, IN Drummond, M.S., and Green, N.L., eds., Granites of Alabama: Alabama Geological Survey Special Publication, no. 2, p.239-249.

NGMDB product
Counties Clay - Randolph - Tallapoosa