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Geologic Unit: Clinton

Usage:

Clinton Granite Gniess (CT)
Clinton Granitic Gneiss (CT)
Clinton Granitic Gneiss of /Sterling Plutonic Group (CT)

[A group name combines a geographic name with the term "group," and no lithic designation is included (ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005).]


Geologic age:

Precambrian
Cambrian
Ordovician


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

Not designated. Named from town of Clinton, Middlesex Co., south-central CT (Rodgers and others, 1956).


AAPG geologic province:

New England province


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).