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Geologic Unit: Nassau

Usage:

Nassau Formation (MA*,NY*,VT*)
Nassau Group (VT)


Subunits:

Mettawee Member (NY*,MA*,VT*). Mudd Pond Quartzite Member (NY). Zion Hill Quartzite Member (NY*). Bomoseen Graywacke Member (NY*). Rensselaer Graywacke Member (NY*). Truthville Member (NY).


Geologic age:

Precambrian*
Proterozoic, Late*
Cambrian, Early*


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

Nassau, Rensselaer Co., eastern NY (Ruedemann, 1914).


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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