Metasandstone and Metasiltstone

Metasandstone and metasiltstone (Pavlides, 1990). Quartz- and plagioclase-bearing metasandstone and metasiltstone are interbedded with chlorite- and muscovite-rich laminae; unit grades into phyllonite and mylonite in the Mountain Run fault zone.
State Virginia
Name Metasandstone and Metasiltstone
Geologic age Proterozoic Z-Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasandstone
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasiltstone
Comments Western Piedmont (Central)

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 - Orange