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Geologic Unit: Newark

Usage:

Newark Supergroup (NJ*,CT*,MD*,MA*,NY*,NC*,PA*,SC*,VA*)
Newark Group (PA)


Subunits:

For unit names see Luttrell (1989).


Geologic age:

Triassic, Middle*
Triassic, Late*
Jurassic, Early*


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

Not designated. Named from outcrops at and around Newark, Essex Co., NJ (Redfield, 1856).


AAPG geologic province:

New England province*
Piedmont-Blue Ridge 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 ([ ]).