Ashe Metamorphic Suite and Tallulah Falls Formation; Mica schist

Locally sulfidic and graphitic; minor interlayered mica gneiss and amphibolite.
State North Carolina
Name Ashe Metamorphic Suite and Tallulah Falls Formation; Mica schist
Geologic age Late Proterozoic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Schist > Mica-schistMica schist - locally sulfidic and graphitic
Minor
Metamorphic > Amphibolite
Metamorphic > Gneissminor interlayered mica gneiss
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.

NGMDB product
Counties Alleghany - Ashe