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Geologic Unit: Taine Mountain

Usage:

Taine Mountain Formation (CT*)


Subunits:

(ascending) Wildcat, Scranton Mountain, and Whigville Members


Geologic age:

Early Ordovician*


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

Exposures along Tunxis Trail on southwestern end of Taine Mountain east of Washington Turnpike, Collinsville quadrangle, Hartford Co., CT (Stanley, 1964)


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 ([ ]).