Phyllite and Schist

Minor biotite and pyrite; includes phyllonite, sheared fine-grained metasediment and metavolcanic rock.
State North Carolina
Name Phyllite and Schist
Geologic age Cambrian/Late Proterozoic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > SchistSchist - minor biotite and pyrite
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > PhyllitePhyllite - minor biotite and pyrite
Minor
Tectonite > Mylonite > Phyllonite
Incidental
Metamorphic > Metasedimentarysheared fine-grained metasediment
Metamorphic > Metaigneous > Metavolcanic
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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