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Geologic Unit: Coal Mine Brook

Usage:

Coal Mine Brook Formation (MA*)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian, Middle*


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

Type locality (composite): exposure near Franklin and Shrewsbury Streets, and the Worcester Mine (coal mine) on the property of Notre Dame Institute, Worcester, Worcester Co., central MA. Named from Coal Mine Brook near the mine (Goldsmith and others, 1982).


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 ([ ]).