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|Name||Upper part of Rangeley Formation|
|Geologic age||Lower Silurian (Llandoverian)|
|Original map label||Sru|
|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. Granite sill, Gilmanton quadrangle (point within formation): 372+/-? U/Pb, monazite per NH030. Granite pegmatite, Suncook quadrangle (point within formation) 375+/-? U/Pb per NH030.|
|Primary rock type||pelitic schist|
|Secondary rock type||metasedimentary rock|
|Other rock types||calc-silicate rock|
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasandstonemetasandstone, and local coarse-grained metasandstone lentils
Metamorphic > Schistpelitic schist
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Calc-silicate-rockcalc-silicate pods common; minor coticule
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||Belknap - Carroll - Cheshire - Grafton - Hillsborough - Merrimack - Strafford - Sullivan|
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