Quinebaug Formation (CT*)
Quinebaug Formation of Putnam Group (CT*,MA*)
unnamed lower member, Black Hill Member (CT*), and unnamed upper member
Named from Quinebaug River, which in Plainfield and Danielson quadrangles, CT, flows only over rocks of formation (Dixon, 1964).
New England province*
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