Beech Granite

Granite, porphyritic, light-gray to reddish; coarse potash feldspar crystals and clustered interstitial mafics (chloritized biotite and hornblende) give spotted appearance; includes Max Patch Granite.
State Tennessee
Name Beech Granite
Geologic age Precambrian
Lithologic constituents
Igneous > Plutonic > Granitic > Granite
Igneous > Plutonic > Granitic > Leucocratic-granitic > Pegmatite
Comments East sheet

Greene, D.C., and Wolfe, W.J., 2000, Superfund GIS - 1:250,000 Geology of Tennessee, USGS, (geo250k).

Hardeman, W.D., Miller, R.A., and Swingle, G.D., 1966, Geologic Map of Tennessee: Division of Geology, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, 4 sheets, scale 1:250,000

NGMDB product
Counties Carter - Cocke - Unicoi