Geologic Unit: Rice
Rice Gneiss (MA*)
Just northeast of intersection of MA Highway 30 and Rice Road, northwest part of Natick quadrangle, Middlesex Co., eastern MA (Nelson, 1974).
Unit Name History:
Named (Nelson, 1974).
Overview (Nelson, 1975).
Age modified (Goldsmith, 1980).
Not used on MA State Geol. Map (Zen and others, 1983).
Not used (Goldsmith, 1991).
Redescribed (Rast and others, 1993).
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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013