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Geologic Unit: Mine Run

Usage:

Mine Run Complex (VA*)


Subunits:

Informal melange zones I, II, III, IV.


Geologic age:

Precambrian
Proterozoic, Late
Cambrian*
Ordovician*


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

Exposures where Mine Run crosses State Route 20 and along secondary road trending north from Route 20 along west side of Mine Run, Mine Run 7.5-min quadrangle, Orange Co., VA (Pavlides, 1989).


AAPG geologic province:

Piedmont-Blue Ridge province*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"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 ([ ]).