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|Name||Fitch Formation (Upper Silurian; Pridolian and Ludlovian)|
|Geologic age||Upper Silurian - (Pridolian and Ludlovian)|
|Original map label||Sf|
|Comments||Part of the Central Maine Composite Terrane (Central Maine Trough) - Variably metamorphosed sedimentary and volcanic rocks of greenschist to granulite facies, locally migmatized. Area includes structural belts between the Monroe fault on the west and the Campbell Hill fault on the east; that is, the Bronson Hill anticlinorium, Piedmont allochthon, Kearsarge-central Maine synclinorium, central New Hampshire anticlinorium, and Rochester-Lebanon (Maine) antiformal synclinorium.|
|Primary rock type||marble|
|Secondary rock type||quartzite|
|Other rock types||phyllite; pelitic schist|
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.
|Geographic coverage||Cheshire - Grafton - Merrimack - Sullivan|
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