Brimfield Group (CT*,MA*)
Brimfield Schist (CT*,MA*)
Brimfield Schist of Putnam Group (CT*)
GROUP STATUS (alphabetical): Bigelow Brook Formation (CT*), Hamilton Reservoir Formation (CT*,MA*), Mount Pisgah Formation (CT*,MA*).
FORMATION STATUS: Daly Swamp Member (CT*).
Named from occurrence at Brimfield, Hampden Co., south-central MA (Emerson, 1898).
New England province*
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