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Geologic Unit: Mount Airy

Mount Airy Granite (NC)
Mount Airy Granodiorite (NC)

Geologic Province:
Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Mount Airy, northeastern Surry Co., northern NC (Stuckey and Conrad, 1958).

Unit Name History:
Named (Stuckey and Conrad, 1958). Revised; Age modified (Stirewalt and Dunn, 1973). NC Geol. Survey usage (Brown and others, 1985).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013