Meriden Formation of Newark Supergroup (CT)
Meriden Group (CT)
GROUP STATUS (alphabetical) --all in CT: East Berlin Formation, Hampden Basalt. [Uncertain if following are current: Holyoke Basalt, Shuttle Meadow Formation, Talcott Basalt.]
FORMATION STATUS (alphabetical) --all in CT: Hampden Lava Member, Holyoke Lava Member, [?]Talcott Lava Member.
Lower sedimentary member: outcrop on south shore of Shuttle Meadow Reservoir, between Meriden and New Britain, New Haven Co., CT. Upper sedimentary member: quarry in Kensington, 1.5 mi (2.4 km) south of Berlin, Hartford Co., CT. Named from town of Meriden (Krynine, 1950).
New England province
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