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Geologic Unit: Fish Brook

Fish Brook Gneiss (MA*)

Proterozoic, Late*
Geologic Province:
New England province*

Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
In vicinity of Fish Brook, Boxford, MA (Castle, 1965).

Unit Name History:
Named (Castle, 1965).
Age modified (Castle and others, 1976; Bell and Alvord, 1976; Goldsmith, 1980).
Isotopic dating; Age modified (Olszewski, 1980).
MA State Geol. Map usage (Zen and others, 1983).
Overview, age discussed (Goldsmith, 1991).
Isotopic dating; Age modified (Hepburn and others, 1993).
Isotopic dating (Hepburn and others, 1994).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013