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Geologic Unit: Taine Mountain

Taine Mountain Formation (CT*)

Ordovician, Early*
Geologic Province:
New England province*
Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Exposures along Tunxis Trail on southwestern end of Taine Mountain east of Washington Turnpike, Collinsville quadrangle, Hartford Co., CT (Stanley, 1964)

(ascending) Wildcat, Scranton Mountain, and Whigville Members

Unit Name History:
Named (Stanley, 1964). Age modified (Rodgers, 1985). Overview (Simpson, 1990).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013