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  • Usage in publication:
    • Chulafinnee Schist
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Schist
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

Bearce, D.N., 1973, Character of the Talladega belt in eastern Alabama, IN Carrington, T.J., ed., Talladega metamorphic front: Alabama Geological Society Annual Field Trip Guidebook, December, 1973, no. 11, p. 10-21.


Summary:

Chulafinnee Schist of Talladega Group named in Cleburne Co., northeastern AL. Unit consists of 150 m of fine-textured, green, brown, and red schist and phyllite derived from siltstone and sandstone. Weathers to crumbly residuum. Overlies Abel Gap Formation. Age is Paleozoic (Devonian(?) or older).

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Chulafinnee Schist
  • Modifications:
    • Age modified
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

Bearce, D.N., 1978, Structure of the eastern Coosa Valley, Alabama: American Journal of Science, v. 278, no. 4, p. 461-476.


Summary:

Age of Chulafinnee listed as late Precambrian.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Chulafinnee Schist
  • Modifications:
    • Age modified
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

Tull, J.F. (editor), and Stow, S.H. (editor), 1979, The Hillabee Metavolcanic Complex and associated rock sequences: Alabama Geological Society Annual Field Trip Guidebook, November 16-17, 1979, no. 17, 64 p.


Summary:

Age of Chulafinnee Schists of Talladega Group is Devonian. Unit lies structurally higher than Devonian Abel Gap Formation and underlies Lower to Middle Devonian Hillabee Greenstone. Thickness: 50 m.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Chulafinnee Schist
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
    • Age modified
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

Raymond, D.E., Osborne, W.E., Copeland, C.W., and Neathery, T.L., 1988, Alabama stratigraphy: Geological Survey of Alabama Circular, no. 140, 97 p.


Summary:

Consists of light- to dark-greenish-gray, fine- to medium-grained fissile quartz-sericite-chlorite schist; may include thin chlorite phyllite and quartzose phyllite beds and is locally calcareous and intensively sheared. Upper contact with Hillabee Greenstone is gradational. Occurs in northern Piedmont. Age is Early to Middle(?) Devonian.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


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