Rocks of Brevard Fault Zone

"Fish scale" schist and phyllonite, graphitic; interlayered with feldspathic metasandstone, marble lenses.
State North Carolina
Name Rocks of Brevard Fault Zone
Geologic age Uncertain, possibly Permian or Devonian
Lithologic constituents
Tectonite > Mylonite > Phyllonite"fish scale" phyllonite, graphitic
Metamorphic > Schistfish scale"" schist
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasandstoneinterlayered with feldspathic metasandstone
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metacarbonate > Marbleinterlayered with feldspathic metasandstone, marble lenses.

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 Buncombe - Burke - Caldwell - Henderson - McDowell - Transylvania