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Geologic Unit: Rose Creek
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  • Usage in publication:
    • Rose Creek Schist Member
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Schist
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

McConnell, K.I., and Abrams, C.E., 1984, Geology of the greater Atlanta region: Georgia Geologic Survey Bulletin, no. 96, 127 p.


Summary:

The Rose Creek Schist Member of the Univeter Formation of the New Georgia Group is here named in northwest GA. It forms the center of a fold of which the limbs are formed by the Lost Mountain Amphibolite Member of the Univeter. It consists of garnet-biotite-muscovite schist. Age is Late Proterozoic and (or) early Paleozoic.

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


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  • Usage in publication:
    • Rose Creek Schist Member†
  • Modifications:
    • Abandoned
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

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