Metaclastic rocks of unknown affinity

In the area south of Talladega, Talladega County, the unit includes greenish-gray chlorite-sericite phyllite; in small area south of Childersburg the unit consists of greenish-gray chlorite-sericite phyllite and slate locally containing interbeds of metagraywacke; and in the area east of Columbiana, Shelby County, the unit includes dark-greenish-gray slate and metasiltstone containing interbedded coarse-grained to conglomerate quartzite.
State Alabama
Name Metaclastic rocks of unknown affinity
Geologic age Precambrian to Paleozoic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Phyllitein the area south of Talladega, Talladega County, the unit includes greenish-gray chlorite-sericite phyllite; in small area south of Childersburg the unit consists of greenish-gray chlorite-sericite phyllite
Minor
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartzitein the area east of Columbiana, Shelby County, the unit includes dark-greenish-gray slate and metasiltstone containing interbedded coarse-grained to conglomerate quartzite.
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasiltstone
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Slate
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasandstone > Metagraywackein small area south of Childersburg the unit consists of slate locally containing interbeds of metagraywacke; in the area east of Columbiana, Shelby County, the unit includes dark-greenish-gray slate and metasiltstone
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.

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Counties Shelby - Talladega