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  • Usage in publication:
    • Austin Glen Graywacke*
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • New England province
Publication:

Zen, E-an (editor), Goldsmith, Richard (compiler), Ratcliffe, N.M. (compiler), Robinson, Peter (compiler), Stanley, R.S. (compiler), Hatch, N.L., Jr., Shride, A.F., Weed, E.G.A., and Wones, D.R., 1983, Bedrock geologic map of Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey [State Geologic Map], scale 1:125,000


Summary:

In adjoining eastern NY, used as Austin Glen Graywacke. Age is Middle Ordovician. [Raise in rank is not explained in report; may show up in later publication. Is not shown in MA or VT.]

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Austin Glen Member
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Sanders, J.E., 1995, Lower Paleozoic carbonate-clast diamictites; relationship to thrust sheets that advanced across the floor of the northern Appalachian Ordovician foreland basin: Northeastern Geology and Environmental Sciences, v. 17, no. 1, p. 23-45.


Summary:

Following usage of Ruedemann, author assigns Austin Glen Member to upper part of Normanskill Formation. Upper Normanskill is part of his Tippecanoe Sequence, while Lower Normanskill is assigned to the Taconic Sequence.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


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