Sylacauga Marble Group; Fayetteville Phyllite

Dusky-red and medium-gray phyllite and slate interlayered with light-brown to light-gray feldspathic metasiltstone, fine-grained metasandstone and dolomite marble.
State Alabama
Name Sylacauga Marble Group; Fayetteville Phyllite
Geologic age Cambrian?-Ordovician?
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Phyllite
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Slate
Minor
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasandstonelight-brown to light-gray feldspathic metasiltstone, fine-grained metasandstone
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasiltstonelight-brown to light-gray feldspathic metasiltstone, fine-grained metasandstone
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metacarbonate > Marbledolomite marble
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 Coosa - Talladega