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  • Usage in publication:
    • Moffits Mill Complex
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Schist
    • Metagraywacke
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

Bentley, R.D. (editor), and Neathery, T.L. (editor), 1970, Geology of the Brevard fault zone and related rocks of the Inner Piedmont of Alabama: Alabama Geological Society Annual Field Trip Guidebook, December 4-5, 1970, no. 8, 119 p.


Summary:

Name attributed to unpublished report on Lee Co., east-central AL, by Bentley. [Derivation of name not stated.] Occurs in western part of Uchee block, and is well exposed along Uchee and Whites Creeks. Consists of interlayered metasubgraywackes and biotite-epidote-muscovite-quartz schist. Schist beds range from 0.25 to 5 in thick; intervening metasubgraywacke forms layers 2-3 ft thick, with a few layers as thick as 20-50 ft. Total thickness of unit is approx 3000 ft. [Contact relations and age not stated.] Report includes geologic map. [In places in report, apparently inadvertently used as Moffits Mill Schist.]

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Moffits Mill Schist
  • 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:

Used as Moffits Mill Schist. Type locality given as exposures at site of old Moffits Mill on Little Uchee Creek, T18N, R28E, sec. 36, Lee Co., east-central AL. Report includes correlation chart.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Moffits Mill Schist*
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

Steltenpohl, M.G., and Kunk, M.J., 1993, 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology and Alleghanian development of the southernmost Appalachian Piedmont, Alabama and southwest Georgia: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 105, no. 6, p. 819-833.


Summary:

Authors follow terminology of Bentley and Neathery (1970) and Thomas and Neathery (1980, IN Frey, ed., Excursions in southeastern geology, v. 2: Geological Society of America Field Trip Guidebook no. 21, p. 465-526.). Included in Uchee belt. Consists of interlayered quartz-rich schists and metagraywackes, migmatized towards the northeast. Report includes geologic map.

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


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