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Geologic Unit: Gassetts

Gassetts Schist (VT)
Gassetts Schist Member of Cavendish Formation (VT*)

Proterozoic, Middle*
Geologic Province:
New England province*

Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Gassetts, in northern part of Chester Twp., Windsor Co., VT (Richardson, 1929).

Unit Name History:
Named (Richardson, 1929).
Revised to member of Cavendish Formation (Norton, 1969).
Age modified (Ratcliffe, in press).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013