Baraga Group; Tyler Formation

Light- to dark-gray, feldspathic, fine-grained sandstone, argillaceous siltstone, and argillite. Near base, ferruginous argillite contains beds of cherty sideritic and pyritic iron-formation
State Michigan
Name Baraga Group; Tyler Formation
Geologic age Early Proterozoic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)Light- to dark-gray, feldspathic, fine-grained sandstone, argillaceous siltstone, and argillite. Near base, ferruginous argillite contains beds of cherty sideritic and pyritic iron-formation
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)Light- to dark-gray, feldspathic, fine-grained sandstone, argillaceous siltstone, and argillite. Near base, ferruginous argillite contains beds of cherty sideritic and pyritic iron-formation
Minor
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > ArgilliteLight- to dark-gray, feldspathic, fine-grained sandstone, argillaceous siltstone, and argillite. Near base, ferruginous argillite contains beds of cherty sideritic and pyritic iron-formation
Sedimentary > Chemical > Banded-iron-formation (Bed)Light- to dark-gray, feldspathic, fine-grained sandstone, argillaceous siltstone, and argillite. Near base, ferruginous argillite contains beds of cherty sideritic and pyritic iron-formation
Comments Continental margin assemblage (north of Niagara Fault)
References
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Counties Gogebic