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|Name||Augite-hornblende diorite and gabbro|
|Original map label||K9AB|
|Comments||Part of the New England-Quebec igneous province of McHone and Butler (1984). Overall, part of the White Mountain Plutonic-Volcanic Suite - Includes Cretaceous alkalic syenite to granitic to gabbroic plutons, minor volcanic rocks, and lamprophyre dikes of the New England-Quebec igneous province of McHone and Butler (1984); also includes Jurassic granite and syenite and less abundant quartz syenite, diorite, gabbro, nepheline syenite, and volcanic rocks of the White Mountain igneous province of McHone and Butler (1984).|
|Primary rock type||diorite|
|Secondary rock type||gabbro|
|Other rock types|
Igneous > Plutonic > Gabbroic > Gabbro (Pluton)Augite-hornblende diorite and gabbro - Gray to black, coarse-grained, porphyritic.
Igneous > Plutonic > Dioritic > Diorite (Pluton)Augite-hornblende diorite and gabbro - Gray to black, coarse-grained, porphyritic.
Bennett, D. S, , Wittkop, C.A., and Dicken, C.L., 2006 , Bedrock Geologic Map of New Hampshire - A Digital Representation of the Lyons and others 1997 map and ancillary files: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 215, scale 1:250,000, CD-ROM.
Lyons, J.B., Bothner, W.A., Moench, R.H., and Thompson, J.B., Jr., 1997, Bedrock Geologic Map of New Hampshire: Reston, VA, U.S. Geological Survey Special Map, 1:250,000, 2 sheets.
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