Ocoee Supergroup, Great Smokey Group; Dean Formation

Sericite schist with cross-biotite, staurolite, and garnet porphyroblasts; interbedded metagraywacke and quartz-pebble metaconglomerate.
State North Carolina
Name Ocoee Supergroup, Great Smokey Group; Dean Formation
Geologic age Late Proterozoic
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Schist > Mica-schist > Biotite-schistsericite schist with cross-biotite, staurolite, and garnet porphyroblasts
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasandstone > Metagraywackeinterbedded metagraywacke and quartz-pebble metaconglomerate.
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metaconglomerateinterbedded metagraywacke and quartz-pebble metaconglomerate.

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 Cherokee - Clay - Graham - Macon - Swain