Sylacauga Marble Group; Gantts Quarry Formation

White and pale-blue to light-gray calcite marble locally containing interlayered dolomite marble and thin phyllite layers.
State Alabama
Name Sylacauga Marble Group; Gantts Quarry Formation
Geologic age Cambrian?-Ordovician?
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metacarbonate > Marblewhite and pale-blue to light-gray calcite marble, locally containing interlayered dolomite marble and thin phyllite layers.
Minor
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Phyllitelocally containing interlayered dolomite marble and thin phyllite layers.
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 Talladega