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Geologic Unit: Wildcat

Wildcat Member of Taine Mountain Formation (CT*)

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

Type Locality:
Exposures south of Tunxis Trail in type locality of Taine Mountain Formation, outcrops east of Case Cemetery and on Wildcat Mountain, Collinsville and Bristol quadrangles, Hartford, Litchfield, and New Haven Cos., CT. (Stanley, 1964).

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

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013