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|Name||Wildcat Member [of Taine Mountain Formation]|
|Geologic age||Lower? Ordovician|
|Original map label||Otw|
|Comments||Part of Central Lowlands; Iapetus (Oceanic) Terrane - Connecticut Valley Synclinorium; Gneiss Dome Belt Equivalents of Savoy Schist of Massachusetts (Emerson, 1898, 1917) (CT009, CT010) and of Moretown Formation of Vermont and Massachusetts (Bedrock Geologic Map of Massachusetts, Zen and others, 1983) (CT011) (includes Taine Mountain Formation) (Lower? Ordovician). Secondary unit description per CT008.|
|Primary rock type||granofels|
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|Other rock types|
Metamorphic > Granoblastic > GranofelsGray, medium-grained, generally fairly well layered to well-laminated ("pin-stripe") gneissic or schistose granofels, composed of quartz, oligoclase, biotite, muscovite, and garnet, and locally staurolite and kyanite or sillimanite.
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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