Grandfather Mountain Formation

Northwestern North Carolina
Na2O .47 - MgO .61 - Al2O3 23.63 - SiO2 70 - P2O5 0 - K2O 4.67 - CaO .12 - TiO2 .22 -MnO .05 - FeO .23 - Total 100.
Late Proterozoic Eon - Early Cambrian Period, 760,000,000 to 700,000,000 years ago
North America, E-Late Proterozoic-Early Cambrian (760 - 700Ma)
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mckinneymuseum@appstate.edu

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

Location
108 Rankin Science South
572 Rivers Street
Boone, NC 28608

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

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