Ocoee Supergroup, Snowbird Group; Wading Branch Formation

Sandy slate to coarse-grained pebbly metagraywacke with local graded bedding. Basal quartz-sericite schist or phyllite.
State North Carolina
Name Ocoee Supergroup, Snowbird Group; Wading Branch Formation
Geologic age Late Proterozoic
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Slate
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasandstone > Metagraywackecoarse-grained pebbly metagraywacke
Metamorphic > Schist > Mica-schistBasal quartz-sericite schist
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Phyllite

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 Haywood - Madison - Swain