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Geologic Unit: Russell Mountain

Usage:

Russell Mountain Formation (MA*,VT)


Geologic age:

Silurian*


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

Type area: 250 ft N. 30 deg. W. of intersection of Westfield corporate boundary and General Knox Road, on south end of Russell Mountain, Woronoco quadrangle, southwestern MA (Hatch and others, 1970).


AAPG geologic province:

New England province*


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

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"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 ([ ]).