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Unformatted text preview: • Background information on the Cullowhee Formation to give context to the confusion surrounding its place in the development of the Blue Ridge Mountains. • A first hand description of the area the sample was located in. • A description of the petrology and mineralogical composition of the sample. • A description of the mineral chemistry and geochemistry of the sample. • A section in which all the gathered data is collated and used to determine how the formation is connected to the area around it and if an origin for the formation can be determined. I really liked the organization in this paper however I would’ve liked a better closing. I understand what you’re doing but I feel that this can be written better. Also at the beginning, if you define some of the more geologic terms, such as gneiss and olistostromal terrane, I think it would be an easier read....
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- Spring '12
- Cullowhee Formation