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Geologic Unit: Andy Mountain

Usage:

No current usage.
(Rocks of the †Andy Mountain Formation (GA) reallocated to Chattahoochee Palisades Quartzite of Sandy Springs Group and "Cherokee alteration zone" of the Ropes Creek Metabasalt. See Chattahoochee Palisades and Ropes Creek.)


Geologic age:

Late Proterozoic and/or early Paleozoic


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Type locality: Andy Mountain, 1.5 mi west of Winston, Winston 7.5-min quadrangle, Douglas Co., west-central GA. Named from Andy Mountain (Abrams and McConnell, 1981).


AAPG geologic province:

Piedmont-Blue Ridge province


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

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"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

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