Granite Pegmatite

Typically leucocratic and coarse grained; consists of lenticular bodies that are gen rally concordant with the regional foliation. Mineralogy includes microcline, albite, quartz, muscovite, biotite, garnet, and tourmaline.
State Virginia
Name Granite Pegmatite
Geologic age Proterozoic
Lithologic constituents
Igneous > Plutonic > Granitic > Leucocratic-granitic > Pegmatite
Comments Central Piedmont

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 Amelia