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  • Usage in publication:
    • Rockmart slate*
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Slate
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Hayes, C.W., 1891, The overthrust faults of the southern Appalachians, with discussion by C.D. Walcott, W.M. Davis, and Bailey Willis: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 2, p. 141-154.


Summary:

South of the Coosa fault a great thickness of slate exists which is placed in its own formation named here as the Rockmart slate for Rockmart, Polk Co., GA. The unit underlies the Rockwood formation.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Rockmart Slate*
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

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