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  • Usage in publication:
    • Miller Mill Quartzite Member
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Quartzite
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

Carrington, T.J., 1972, Meta-Paleozoic rocks, Chilton County, Alabama; Field trip no. 1, IN Guide to Alabama Geology: Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section, Guidebook for Field Trips, [21st] annual meeting, p. 1-29.


Summary:

Lay Dam Formation is named in this report and subdivided into Kalona Quartzite Member and overlying Miller Mill Quartzite Member. Miller Mill consists of medium- to coarse-grained, locally conglomeratic quartzite. Reaches a maximum of 950 ft in thickness. Underlies Butting Ram Sandstone. Age is Early Devonian.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Miller Mill Quartzite Member
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • 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:

Miller Mill Quartzite Member of Lay Dam Formation is a white to medium-gray medium- to coarse-grained, quartzose to feldspathic quartzite, with local conglomeratic zones. Occurs in the northern Piedmont of AL. Underlies the Erin Slate Member; overlies Heflin Phyllite. Age is Silurian(?) to Devonian(?).

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


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