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Geologic Unit: Brookline

Brookline Member of Roxbury Conglomerate (MA*)

Proterozoic, Late*
Cambrian, Early(?)*
Geologic Province:
New England province*

Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Brookline, Suffolk Co., eastern MA (Emerson, 1917).

Unit Name History:
Named Brookline Conglomerate Member of Roxbury Conglomerate (Emerson, 1917).
Overview (Chute, 1964).
Revised to Brookline Member (Tierney and others, 1968).
Age modified (Bailey and Newman, 1978).
MA State Geol. Map usage (Zen and others, 1983).
Not used (Socci and Smith, 1990).
Overview (Goldsmith, 1991).

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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 ().

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013