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Geologic Unit: Hermon

Usage:

Hermon Granite (NY*)


Geologic age:

Middle Proterozoic*


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

Type area: Lewis and Jefferson Cos., northwestern NY. Origin of name not stated by author, but probably named from town of Hermon (Buddington, 1929).
Occurs in sheet extending from Hermon, St. Lawrence Co., to Evans Mills.


AAPG geologic province:

Adirondack uplift*


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

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

"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 ([ ]).