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Geologic Unit: Andover

Andover Granite (MA*)

Geologic Province:
New England province*

Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Type area: occupies large area around Andover, Essex Co., northeastern MA (Clapp, 1910).

Unit Name History:
Named (Clapp, 1910).
Overview (Emerson, 1917).
Age modified (Goldsmith, 1980).
Age modified; Isotopic dating (Goldsmith and others, 1982).
MA State Geol. Map usage (Zen and others, 1983).
Overview; Age modified; Isotopic dating (Wones and Goldsmith, 1991).
Isotopic dating (Hepburn and others, 1993).

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

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013