Geologic Unit: Stamford
Stamford Granite of Cardinal Brook Intrusive Suite (VT*,MA*)
Hills immediately west of Stamford, southwestern VT (Hitchcock and others, 1861).
Unit Name History:
Named Stamford Gneiss (Hitchcock and others, 1861).
Revised to Stamford Granite Gneiss (Emerson, 1917).
MA State Geol. Map usage (Zen and others, 1983).
Revised to Stamford Granite (Ratcliffe, 1991).
Revised; Isotopic dating (Ratcliffe and others, 1993).
Note: If you need more information, please contact Nancy Stamm (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Asterisks (*) indicate usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.
"No current usage" implies that a name has been abandoned or that it has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ().
Slashes (/) indicate unit name usage violates the 1983 North American Stratigraphic Code. This violation may be explained within brackets ([ ]).
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, USA
Database project personnel
Last modified: 15-Jan-2013