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Ocoee Supergroup, Snowbird Group; Pigeon Siltstone

Pigeon Siltstone - thin bedded to laminated, commonly cross-bedded, metamorphosed; locally includes argillite and calcareous and arkeritic metasiltstone grading to silty metalimestone.
State North Carolina
Name Ocoee Supergroup, Snowbird Group; Pigeon Siltstone
Geologic age Late Proterozoic
Primary rock type siltstone
Secondary rock type metasedimentary rock
Other rock types limestone; argillite
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstonethin bedded to laminated, commonly cross-bedded, metamorphosed;
Minor
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasiltstonethin bedded to laminated, commonly cross-bedded, metamorphosed; calcareous and arkeritic metasiltstone grading to silty metalimestone.
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Argillitelocally includes argillite
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metacarbonate > Marblegrades to silty metalimestone
Map references
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, 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.
Unit 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, 1:500,000-scale, compiled by Brown, Philip M., et al, and Parker, John M. III, and in association with the State Geologic Map Advisory Committee.
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, 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.
Counties Haywood - Madison