Canaan Mountain Formation (CT*,MA*)
Canaan Mountain Schist (CT*,MA*)
Late Proterozoic (Precambrian Z) and Early Cambrian*
Named from Canaan Mountain in town of Canaan, Litchfield Co., northwestern CT (Rodgers and others, 1956).
New England province*
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