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Geologic Unit: Mableton

Usage:

No current usage.
(Rocks of †Mableton Amphibolite Member of Powers Ferry Formation (GA) [now Powers Ferry member of Stonewall Gneiss] reallocated to Ropes Creek Metabasalt. See Ropes Creek.)


Geologic age:

Precambrian
Proterozoic, Late
Cambrian
Ordovician, Early(?)


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

Type area: exposures along and north of Fountain Road northeast of Mableton, Cobb Co., GA (Higgins and McConnell, 1978).


AAPG geologic province:

Piedmont-Blue Ridge province


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).