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Geologic Map of the Charlotte 1 degree × 2 degrees Quadrangle, North Carolina and South Carolina

Metadata Updated: July 6, 2024

The geodatabase for the Charlotte 1 degree × 2 degrees quadrangle by Goldsmith and others (1988) was compiled in the Geologic Map Schema (GeMS). The geologic map extends across four lithotectonic belts of the Piedmont from the Coastal Plain and Wadesboro Triassic basin on the east to the Blue Ridge belt in the vicinity of the Grandfather Mountain window on the west. The Wadesboro Triassic basin contains arkosic sandstone, siltstone and conglomerate unconformably overlain by small inliers of late Cretaceous Coastal Plain sediment of the Middendorf Formation (?). The Blue Ridge, Inner Piedmont, Kings Mountain, Charlotte, and Carolina Slate belts consist of different Mesoproterozoic to Late Paleozoic metamorphosed and deformed stratified, and meta-igneous and igneous rocks. The belts of rocks are foliated and folded. Regional structures within the map include the Grandfather Mountain window, Brevard fault zone, Kings Mountain shear zone, Eufola fault zone, and Gold Hill and Silver Hill shear zones. These rocks and structures are cut by Triassic to Jurassic diabase dikes. Surficial deposits were not compiled in the database.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Identifier USGS:63bda360d34e92aad3cd84e3
Data Last Modified 20230328
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:12
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Harvest Object Id 54d4cb44-e8af-4580-b53e-6f77006ef63d
Harvest Source Id 52bfcc16-6e15-478f-809a-b1bc76f1aeda
Harvest Source Title DOI EDI
Metadata Type geospatial
Publisher Hierarchy White House > U.S. Department of the Interior > U.S. Geological Survey
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 8622cca6809712d48be098a40baff1fef92cfba6006252266887449d7fd51990
Source Schema Version 1.1

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