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Geologic Unit: Gile Mountain

Usage:

Gile Mountain Formation (MA*,NH*,VT*)


Subunits:

Meetinghouse Slate Member (VT*,NH*), Northfield Member (VT*), Standing Pond Amphibolite Member (NH)


Geologic age:

Early Devonian*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Named from exposures on Gile Mountain in southern part of Strafford quadrangle, VT (Doll, 1944).


AAPG geologic province:

New England province*


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For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).

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