Geologic Unit: Mussey Brook
Mussey Brook Schist of Blackstone Group (RI*,MA*)
Good exposures where Mussey Brook leaves Handy Pond and in area to the south, Pawtucket quadrangle, Providence Co., northeastern RI (Quinn and others, 1948).
Unit Name History:
Named (Quinn and others, 1948).
Revised; Age modified (Goldsmith, 1980).
Extended into MA (Goldsmith and others, 1982).
MA State Geol. Map usage (Zen and others, 1983).
Not used (Goldsmith, 1991).
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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013