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Geologic Unit: Moneta

Usage:

Moneta Gneiss (VA-local)
Moneta Gneiss of Lynchburg Group (VA-local)
Moneta Formation (VA-local)


Geologic age:

Precambrian
Proterozoic, Late
Proterozoic, Middle


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

Moneta, Bedford Co., central western VA (Pegau, 1932).


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 ([ ]).