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Geologic Unit: Mount Mineral

Usage:
Mount Mineral Formation (MA*)

Age:
Precambrian*
Proterozoic, Late*
Ordovician(?)
Silurian(?)
Geologic Province:
New England province*



Areal Extent:
MA*




Type Locality:
Mount Mineral, 5 km north of village of Shutesbury, Shutesbury 7.5-min quadrangle, Franklin Co., north-central MA (Robinson and Luttrell, 1985).

Unit Name History:
Named (Robinson and others, 1973).
MA State Geol. Map usage (Zen and others, 1983).
Overview (Robinson and Luttrell, 1985).
Age modified (Robinson and others, 1992).

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