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Geologic Unit: Bulgarmarsh

Bulgarmarsh Granite (RI*,MA*)

Proterozoic, Late*
Geologic Province:
New England province*

Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Exposures along Bulgarmarsh Road, about 2,300 to 3,400 ft northeast of intersection with Main Road, Tiverton quadrangle, RI-MA. Well exposed south of Bulgarmarsh Road to Tiverton Four Corners (Pollock, 1964).

Unit Name History:
Named (Pollock, 1964).
Age modified (Goldsmith and others, 1982).
MA State Geol. Map usage (Zen, 1983).
Overview (Skehan and Rast, 1990).
Included with Fall River Granite (Murray and others, 1990).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013