Phyllite and Metatuff

Includes light-gray, very fine-grained, foliated chlorite-sericite phyllite and phyllitic metamudstone, and dark-gray to white, fine- to medium-grained lithic and crystal dacite metatuff. Includes Goshen schist of Laney (1917).
State Virginia
Name Phyllite and Metatuff
Geologic age Proterozoic Z
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Metaigneous > Metavolcanicfelsic metavolcanic
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Phyllite
Comments Carolina Slate Belt

Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, 1993, Geologic Map of Virginia: Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, scale 1:500,000.

Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, 2003, Digital Representation of the 1993 Geologic Map of Virginia, Publication 174, CD ROM (ISO-9660) contains image file, expanded explanation in pdf, and ESRI shapefiles, scale 1:500,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Mecklenburg