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Geologic Unit: Cherry Brook

Cherry Brook Formation (MA*)

Proterozoic, Late*
Geologic Province:
New England province*

Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Approximately 1 mi (1.6 km) north of Natick quadrangle in adjoining Concord quadrangle, southeast of Merriam Street crossing of Cherry Brook, with felsic volcanic rocks about 0.6 mi (0.96 km) east of Merriam Street, along railroad in Natick quadrangle, Middlesex Co., eastern MA (Nelson, 1974).

Unit Name History:
Named (Nelson, 1974).
Age modified (Goldsmith, 1980).
Not used on MA State Geol. Map (Zen and others, 1983).
Not used (Goldsmith, 1991).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013