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|Name||Canaan Mountain Formation|
|Geologic age||Lower Ordovician and Proterozoic Z|
|Original map label||EZcm|
|Comments||Part of Taconic-Berkshire Zone (Ordovician and Older Rocks); east of Berkshire Highlands Shown as Canaan Mountain Formation of Proterozoic Z and Early Ordovician age. [GNU records indicate that this was a mistake and should have been shown as Proterozoic Z and Early Cambrian age.] per USGS Lexicon website (MA012).|
|Primary rock type||schist|
|Secondary rock type|
|Other rock types|
Metamorphic > SchistRusty-weathering, coarse garnet schist and feldspathic schist.
Unpublished Digital Geologic Map of Massachusetts received from Rudi Hon at Boston College in 1998.
Zen, E-An (ed.), Goldsmith, R. (comp.), Ratcliffe, N.M. (comp.), Robinson, P. (comp.), Stanley, R.S. (comp.), Hatch, N.L., Jr., Shride, A.F., Weed, E.G.A., Wones, D.R., 1983, Bedrock Geologic Map of Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, scale 1: 250,000.
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