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Geologic Unit: Lee

Usage:
Lee Gneiss (MA*)
Lee Quartz Diorite (CT)

Age:
Precambrian*
Proterozoic, Middle*
Geologic Province:
New England province*

Areal Extent:
MA*
CT

Type Locality:
Exposure in East Lee, Berkshire Co., western MA (Emerson, 1898).

Unit Name History:
Named Lee quartz diorite (Emerson, 1898).
Revised to Lee Gneiss; Age modified (Ratcliffe and Hatch, 1979).
MA State Geol. Map usage (Zen and others, 1983).

Note: If you need more information, please contact Nancy Stamm (nstamm@usgs.gov).
Asterisks (*) indicate usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"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 ().

Slashes (/) indicate unit name usage violates the 1983 North American Stratigraphic Code. This violation may be explained within brackets ([ ]).






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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013