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Celo, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 51' 18'' North , 82° 11' 53'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.85499954223633, -82.19805908203125


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37 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.

Cambrian-Ordovician443.8 - 541 MaCambrian-Ordovician sedimentary rocks

Sedimentary rocks

Cambrian - Neoproterozoic485.4 - 1000 MaNeoproterozoic-Cambrian sedimentary

Sedimentary

Neoproterozoic541 - 1000 MaAshe Metamorphic Suite and Tallulah Falls Formation; Metagraywacke

Major:: {metasedimentary rock},Minor:: {mica schist},Incidental:: {biotite gneiss}

Metagraywacke - foliated to massive, locally conglomeratic; interlayered and gradational with mica schist, muscovite-biotite gneiss, and rare graphitic schist.


References for regional geology:

Data provided by Macrostrat.org

Garrity, C.P., and Soller, D.R.,. Database of the Geologic Map of North America: adapted from the map by J.C. Reed, Jr. and others (2005). U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 424 .

USGS compilers. State geologic map data. State Maps.

Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.


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