GEOLEXSummary of Citation: Capens
Publication: Boucot, A.J., 1961, Stratigraphy of the Moose River synclinorium, IN Contributions to general geology, 1959: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1111-E, p. E153-E188Usage in Publication:
Named for Capens in Moosehead Lake 15-min quad, western Piscataquis Co., western ME. Type section is between Capens and Lambert Island in northwest part of Deer Island. Occurs on Sugar Island, Deer Island, and adjacent mainland in Moosehead Lake area. Consists of fine-grained and well-indurated red and green slates interbedded with conglomerate consisting of quartz sand, fine-grained silt, and felsite, quartz, limestone, and slate pebbles. Thickness is 200 to 400 ft. Conformably overlies unnamed Silurian or Devonian rocks; disconformably underlies Whisky quartzite (new). Report includes geologic map and correlation chart. Age is Silurian or Early Devonian based on stratigraphic position.
Summary of Citation: Capens
Publication: Espenshade, G.H., 1972, Geology of the Moxie pluton in the Moosehead Lake-Jo Mary Mountain area, Piscataquis County, Maine: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1340, 40 p., (incl. geologic map, scale 1:62,500)Usage in Publication:
Age changed from Silurian to Devonian to just Silurian based on work by Boucot and Heath (1969).