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Geologic Unit: Crozet

Usage:

Crozet Granite (VA)
Crozet Suite (VA)


Geologic age:

Middle Proterozoic


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

Named from town of Crozet, Lat. 38 deg. 04 min. N., Long. 78 deg. 38 min. W., Crozet 7.5-min quadrangle, Albemarle Co., VA (Bartholomew and Lewis, 1984).


AAPG geologic province:

Piedmont-Blue Ridge province


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

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