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Geologic Unit: Whitefield

Usage:
Whitefield Gneiss of Oliverian Plutonic Suite (NH*)

Age:
Ordovician, Late*
Geologic Province:
New England province*
Areal Extent:
NH*

Type Locality:
Exposures in town of Whitefield, Coos Co., northwestern NH (Billings, 1955).

Unit Name History:
Named (Billings, 1955).
Overview; Name derivation (Billings, 1956).
NH State Geol. Map usage; Age modified; Isotopic dating (Lyons and others, 1997).

Note: If you need more information, please contact Nancy Stamm (nstamm@usgs.gov).
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 ([ ]).






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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013