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Toxaway Falls
Bridal Veil Falls

Richard Westcott


Toxaway Falls, North Carolina


35 07' 25" N, 82 55' 52"


Waterfall over metamorphic gneiss. Quartz & mica.
Some tiny garnets. Some gneiss 1.2 billion years old. Deformed mainly in the Taconic Orogeny.

Richard Westcott


Bridal Vein Falls, North Carolina


35 04' 20" N, 83 13' 46" W


Little waterfall with schist layered mica and quartz with lots of garnets. However most of the garnets unfortunately are lower quality.Lots of muscovite.

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