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Geologic Unit: Pauchaug

Pauchaug Gneiss (NH*,MA*,VT*)

Ordovician, Late

Geologic Province:
New England province*

Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Upper reaches of Pauchaug Brook, southern part of Winchester, Cheshire Co., southern NH (Robinson and Luttrell, 1985).

Unit Name History:
Named (Robinson, 1967).
MA State Geol. Map usage (Zen and others, 1983).
Type locality given; Overview; Age modified; Isotopic dating; Extended into VT (Robinson and Luttrell, 1985).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013