Outcrop of metamorphosed mudstone

 

 

Formation or Unit: Floyd Church Formation

Sequence: Albemarle sequence

Terrane: Carolina terrane

Floyd Church Formation outcrop

Close-up of above outcrop of metamorphosed mudstone

 

 

Formation or Unit: Floyd Church Formation

Sequence: Albemarle sequence

Terrane: Carolina terrane

floyd Church Formation outcrop

Outcrop of metamorphosed mudstone

 

 

Formation or Unit: Cid Formation - Mudstone member

Sequence: Albemarle sequence

Terrane: Carolina terrane

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location: Jacobs Creek Quarry

Cid Formation mudstone

Slab of metamorphosed mudstone

 

 

Formation or Unit: Cid Formation - Mudstone member

Sequence: Albemarle sequence

Terrane: Carolina terrane

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location: Jacobs Creek Quarry

Cid Formation mudstone

Float of metamorphosed mudstone and siltstone.

Outcrop area is proximal to Gold Hill Fault Zone and displays small scale folding.

 

 

Formation or Unit: Marvin sequence of Allen (2005).

Likely part of Cid Formation - Mudstone member

Sequence: Albemarle sequence

Terrane: Carolina terrane

Cid Mudstone (?) - Marvin sequence

Sample of thinly laminated to thinly bedded blue-gray siltstone with wavy and lenticular bedding.  Sample location is near the contact between mafic and felsic epiclastic rocks of the Flat swamp Member of the Cid Formation and the basal section of the Floyd Church Formation.  Stop 1.4 in SE GSA fieldtrip of Hibbard et al. (2008). Mechanical pencil for scale; diameter of mechanical pencil is approximately 1 cm.

Formation or Unit: Floyd Church Formation

Sequence: Albemarle sequence

Terrane: Carolina terrane

Floyd Church Formation

Phyllite in St. Stephen’s Church quarry in the immediate hangingwall of the Gold Hill Fault zone


Association:  Deformed rocks of the Gold Hill Fault zone

Terrane: Carolina terrane – Charlotte terrane boundary zone

Gold Hill Fault Zone phyllite