Mica Schist

Contains garnet, staurolite, kyanite, or sillimanite; includes lenses and layers of quartz schist, micaceous quartzite, biotite gneiss, amphibolite, and phyllite.
State North Carolina
Name Mica Schist
Geologic age Cambrian/Late Proterozoic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Schist > Mica-schistMica Schist - contains garnet, staurolite, kyanite, or sillimanite; includes lenses and layers of quartz schist
Minor
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartziteincludes lenses and layers of micaceous quartzite
Metamorphic > Amphiboliteincludes lenses and layers of amphibolite
Metamorphic > Gneiss > Biotite-gneissincludes lenses and layers of biotite gneiss
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Phylliteincludes lenses and layers of phyllite
References

Rhodes, Thomas S., and Conrad, Stephen G., 1985, Geologic Map of North Carolina: Department of Natural Resources and Community Development, Division of Land Resources, and the NC Geological Survey, compiled by Brown, Philip M., et al, and Parker, John M. III, and in association with the State Geologic Map Advisory Committee, scale 1:500,000.

The North Carolina Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Division of Land Resources, NC Geological Survey, in cooperation with the NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, 1998 (updated 2007), Geology - North Carolina (1:250,000), coverage data file geol250. The data represents the digital equivalent of the official State Geology map (1:500,000 scale), but was digitized from (1:250,000 scale) base maps.

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Counties Franklin - Warren