Watauga River Formation

Cathodoluminescence image of fractured and annealed K-feldspar in the Watauga River Gneiss
Mid to late Proterozoic Eon, 1,100,000,000 to 900,000,000 years ago
North America, Mid to late Proterozic (1.1 - .9 Ga)
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Dr. Andrew Heckert
(828) 262-7609
heckertab@appstate.edu

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572 Rivers Street
Boone, NC 28608

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Closed: Weekends, University holidays, weather closures

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