Includes white and light-gray to grayish-blue, fine-grained dolomitic marble and siliceous marble, dolomitic meta-arkose, dolomitic quartz-muscovite schist, and calcitic marble; may contain quartz, feldspar, muscovite, phlogopite, and tremolite. Marble is poorly exposed in discontinuous lenses either just below the top of the Fauquier Formation laminated metasiltstone. (Zfl ) or just above the base of the Catoctin (CZc); a lense of dolomitic marble occurs within the Swift Run Formation in Loudoun County. Along the Hazel River, a marble clast conglomerate with a biotite-rich feldspathic matrix occurs just below the base of the Catoctin Formation.
State Virginia
Name Marble
Geologic age Proterozoic Z
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metacarbonate > Marble
Comments Blue Ridge Anticlinorium (Northern)

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.

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Counties Culpeper - Loudoun - Madison