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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 65 (1981)

Issue: 4. (April)

First Page: 749

Last Page: 751

Title: Precambrian from Basement Well in Mingo County, West Virginia: GEOLOGIC NOTES

Author(s): M. T. Heald (2)


The Precambrian core from a basement test well in Mingo County, West Virginia, is granodiorite with minor quartz monzonite and tonalite. The potassium-argon method indicates a date of 939 ± 34 m.y. The core shows local shearing; microveins of sericite, orthoclase, and calcite indicate hydrothermal activity.

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