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Geologic Unit: Browns Pond

Usage:

Browns Pond Formation (NY*-recognized locally in type area)


Subunits:

Mudd Pond Quartzite [unranked] (NY).


Geologic age:

Early Cambrian*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Type locality: northwest of Granville, along Holcombville Road near Browns Pond, at the Granville-Thorn Hill 7.5-min quadrangle boundary, Washington Co., eastern NY (Rowley and others, 1979; name credited to L.D. Jacobi [L.L. Delano], 1977, SUNY-Albany MS thesis).


AAPG geologic province:

New England province*


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

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