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Devonian Perry Formation sandstone member

Devonian Perry Formation sandstone member
StateMaine
NameDevonian Perry Formation sandstone member
Geologic ageDevonian
Original map labelDpss
CommentsU - Unmetamorphosed GS - Greenschist facies Protolith H - Lithic sandstone and conglomerate
Primary rock typesandstone
Secondary rock typeconglomerate
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > SandstoneU - Unmetamorphosed GS - Greenschist facies Protolith H - Lithic sandstone and conglomerate
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > ConglomerateU - Unmetamorphosed GS - Greenschist facies Protolith H - Lithic sandstone and conglomerate
Map references
Digital bedrock data downloaded from Maine Office of GIS in September 2005 from http://apollo.ogis.state.me.us/catalog/catalog.asp?state=2&extent=cover#bedrock Bedrock units table (publication date 11/15/2002) downloaded from same site. Permission to redistribute these data granted by Dr. Robert Marvinney, State Geologist of Maine, in September 2006.
Unit references
Osberg, P. H., Hussey, A.M., and Boone, G. M., 1985, Bedrock geologic map of Maine: Maine Geological Survey, Dept. of Conserv., scale 1:500,000.
Bastin, E.S., and Williams, H.S., 1914, Geologic Atlas of the United States - Eastport Folio: U.S. Geol. Sur., Folio 192, 15 p.
Posnick, A.E., 1982, A floristic study of the Upper Devonian Perry Formation: M.S. thesis, Rutgers Univ., Newark.
Schluger, P.R., 1973, Stratigraphy and sedimentary environments of the Devonian Perry Formation, New Brunswick, Canada, and Maine, U.S.A.: Geol. Soc. Amer., Bull., v. 84, p. 2533-2548.
Geographic coverageWashington

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