Blacksburg Formation

Southern North Carolina
Na2O 1.36 - MgO .4 - Al2O3 23.22 - SiO2 56.97 - K2O 9 - CaO .37 - TiO2 .46 - MnO .1 - FeO 8.12 - Total 100.
Late Proterozoic Eon - Cambrian Period, 620,000,000 to 525,000,000 years ago
Potomac arc, Late Proterozoic through Cambrian (620-525 Ma)
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mckinneymuseum@appstate.edu

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Dr. Andrew Heckert
(828) 262-7609
heckertab@appstate.edu

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108 Rankin Science South
572 Rivers Street
Boone, NC 28608

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Open: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F (during semester)
Closed: Weekends, University holidays, weather closures

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