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volcanogenic Mount Rogers Formation and the overlying glaciogenic Konnarock Formation

Douglas W. Rankin

volcanogenic Mount Rogers Formation and the overlying glaciogenic Konnarock Formation

two late Proterozoic units in southwestern Virginia

by Douglas W. Rankin

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by U.S. Geological Survey, Map Distribution in Washington, D.C, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mount Rogers Formation.,
  • Konnarock Formation.,
  • Virginia, Southwest.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Proterozoic.,
    • Volcanic ash, tuff, etc. -- Virginia, Southwest.,
    • Rocks, Sedimentary -- Virginia, Southwest.,
    • Mount Rogers Formation.,
    • Konnarock Formation.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMount Rogers Formation, Konnarock Formation (late Proterozoic) SW. Virginia.
      Statementby Douglas W. Rankin.
      SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin ;, 2029
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 2029, QE653.5 .B9 no. 2029
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 26 p. :
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1709435M
      LC Control Number92011110

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Volcanogenic Mount Rogers Formation and the overlying glaciogenic Konnarock Formation by Douglas W. Rankin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The volcanogenic Mount Rogers Formation and the overlying glaciogenic Konnarock Formation: two late Proterozoic units in southwestern Virginia.

[Douglas W Rankin] -- The Mount Rogers Formation, largely continental rift-facies volcanic rocks, is redefined, and the name Konnarock Formation is introduced for the overlying glaciogenic deposits of diamictite, arkose.

Rankin, D.W.,The volcanogenic Mount Rogers formation and the overlying glaciogenic Konnarock Formation - Two Late Proterozoic units in southwestern Virginia: U.S.

Get this from a library. The volcanogenic Mount Rogers formation and the overlying glaciogenic Konnarock formation: two late Proterozoic units in southwestern Virginia. [Douglas W. Volcanic Fire and Glacial Ice In addition to containing the highest point in Rankin, D.W.,The volcanogenic Mount Rogers Formation and the overlying glaciogenic Konnarock Formation—Two Late Proterozoic units in southwestern Virginia: U.S.

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Type Section Information. The Roberts Mountains Formation was designated by Merriam () for the section between the Hanson Creek Formation and Lone Mountain Dolomite, between the north and south forks of Pete Hanson Creek on the west side of the Roberts Mountains. Rankin () recognized the glaciogenic origin of the unit and defined it as a separate formation from the Mount Rogers Formation.

The Konnarock Formation unconformably overlies basement and Mount Rogers Formation, although the contact is rarely exposed and/or is faulted (Rankin, ). Rankin DW () The volcanogenic Mount Rogers formation and the overlying glaciogenic Konnarock formation—two late proterozoic units in southwestern Virginia.

Geol Surv Bull Google ScholarAuthor: Robert J. Malcuit. Geologic unit mapped in Virginia: Porphyritic rhyolite (Wilburn Rhyolite Member, Mt. Rogers volcanic center). Very-dusky-purple, high-silica rhyolitic welded tuff containing about 30 percent quartz and mesoperthite phenocrysts.

This unit constitutes a chemically and mineralogically-zoned ash-flow sheet at least m thick, in which the main body is metaluminous and the basal phenocryst-poor.

Volcanogenic Sedimentary Deposits mineral deposits occurring in cases of the entry into ancient and modern sea and ocean basins of mineral products formed during volcanic eruptions on the sea floor, on islands, and along the shores and upon the precipitation of these products in the form of strata and nodules.

The mineral products entered the areas of. The rocks above the contact (locally unconformable and/or faulted) with Mesoproterozoic basement have been designated the Wills Ridge Formation (Rankin et al., ), so the structurally overlying Ashe Formation is comprised of metagraywacke, muscovite schist, quartzite, graphitic schist, and ultramafic rocks similar to those found in the.

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