Outcrop of Quartzite Within the Roanoke Rapids

Image of an outcrop of quartzite within the Roanoke Rapids terrane near Coleman Lake.

Detailed Description

An outcrop of quartzite within the Roanoke Rapids terrane near Coleman Lake.  Laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry U-Pb geochronology on detrital zircon grains within this unit (conducted by the USGS LA-ICPMS Lab in Denver) will provide critical and precise geochronologic age control as a geologic framework model is developed and compiled for the easternmost Piedmont in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. 

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Image Dimensions: 968 x 1296

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Location Taken: US