The Rocks and Minerals of Occoneechee Mountain

Principle Rock Types:

Sericite phyllite

Pyrophyllite phyllite

Pyrophyllite + andalusite rock

Quartzite-like rock

Minerals:

Sericite

Pyrophyllite

Andalusite

Goethite

sericite phyllite
pyrophyllite phyllite
pyrophyllite + andalusite
quartzite-like rock
Sericite Phyllite
Pyrophyllite Phyllite
Pyrophyllite + Andalusite Rock
Quartzite-like Rock
pyrophyllite radial habit
andalusite
goethite

Pyrophyllite

Andalusite
Goethite

Please remember that rock and mineral collecting is STRICTLY PROHIBITTED in Eno River State Park!

 

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Want to learn more about the geology of the Eno River area?

You may be interested in A Geologic Adventure Along the Eno River - A richly illustrated publication from the North Carolina Geological Survey.