Blacksburg Formation

Metamorphosed sedimentary sequence of interlayered sericite schist and phyllite, sericite quartzite, marble, amphibolite and calc-silicate rock
State South Carolina
Name Blacksburg Formation
Geologic age Neoproterozoic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Schist > Mica-schistsericite schist, locally with graphite
Minor
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Phyllitephyllite with sericite quartzite
Metamorphic > Amphibolite
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metacarbonate > Marble
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartzite
Incidental
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Calc-silicate-rock
Comments Battleground and Blacksburg Formations
References
Counties Cherokee