Jacksons Gap Group; Tallassee Metaquartzite

Medium to fine-grained, massive to thin-bedded quartzite and metaconglomerate and thin beds of graphitic quartz schist, locally contains small garnets.
State Alabama
Name Jacksons Gap Group; Tallassee Metaquartzite
Geologic age Precambrian to Paleozoic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartzite
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metaconglomerate
Minor
Metamorphic > Schistgraphitic quartz schist, locally contains small garnets
Comments part of Brevard Fault Zone
References

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.

NGMDB product
Counties Chambers - Elmore - Tallapoosa