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Geologic Unit: Sherman

Usage:

Sherman Marble (VT*,MA*)


Geologic age:

Middle Proterozoic*


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

Abandoned quarry on northeast shore of Sherman Reservoir, east of abandoned Hoosac Tunnel and Wilmington RR, Windham Co., southeastern VT (Ratcliffe, 1979).
Named from town of Sherman (Hubbard, 1924).


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 ([ ]).