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|Name||Golden Hill Schist|
|Geologic age||Lower? Ordovician|
|Original map label||Ogh?|
|Comments||Part of Central Lowlands; Iapetus (Oceanic) Terrane - Connecticut Valley Synclinorium; Equivalents of Savoy Schist of Massachusetts (Emerson, 1898, 1917) and of Moretown Formation of Vermont and Massachusetts (Bedrock Geologic Map of Massachusetts, Zen and others, 1983) (includes Golden Hill and Ratlum Mountain Schists) (Lower? Ordovician) Same as Ogh|
|Primary rock type||schist|
|Secondary rock type||granofels|
|Other rock types|
Metamorphic > Granoblastic > GranofelsGray to silvery, medium- to coarse-grained, generally layered schist and granofels, composed of quartz, muscovite, biotite, plagioclase, and garnet.
Metamorphic > SchistGray to silvery, medium- to coarse-grained, generally layered schist and granofels, composed of quartz, muscovite, biotite, plagioclase, and garnet.
Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey, DEP, in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey, 2000, Bedrock Geology of Connecticut, data format: shapefile, file name: bedrock, downloaded from: http://magic.lib.uconn.edu/cgi-bin/MAGIC_DBsearch2.pl?Geography=37800&Loc=0000 on 9/18/2003, scale 1:50,000.
Rodgers, John, compiler, 1985, Bedrock Geological Map of Connecticut: Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey, Hartford, Connecticut, 2 sheets, scale 125,000.
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