Barron Quartzite

Pink to maroon to light-gray, medium-grained, moderately sorted quartzite. Red argillite (pipestone) interbedded locally. At least 213 m thick
State Wisconsin
Name Barron Quartzite
Geologic age Early Proterozoic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > QuartzitePink to maroon to light-gray, medium-grained, moderately sorted quartzite. Red argillite (pipestone) interbedded locally
Minor
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > ArgillitePink to maroon to light-gray, medium-grained, moderately sorted quartzite. Red argillite (pipestone) interbedded locally
Comments Pembine-Wausau terrane
References
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Counties Barron - Columbia - Dodge - Jefferson - Rusk - Sauk - Sawyer