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|Geologic age||Lower Devonian|
|Original map label||Dgl|
|Comments||part of Onondaga Limestone and Ulster Group 100-500 ft. (30-150 m) Secondary unit description from USGS Geologic Names lexicon (ref. NY046): Composition of the Glenerie limestone ranges from limestone to solid chert beds, soft shale, and conglomerate. Beds are very blue to nearly black in fresh exposures; characteristically weather buff brown. Thickness is about 30 ft in type exposure. Overlies the Port Ewen beds in type area, but overlies the Connelly conglomerate farther to south.|
|Primary rock type||limestone|
|Secondary rock type||chert|
|Other rock types||shale; conglomerate|
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert
Sedimentary > Clastic > Conglomerate
NYS Museum, NYS Geological Survey, NYS Museum Technology Center, 1999, 1:250,000 Bedrock geology of NYS, data is distributed in ARC/INFOr EXPORT format (with ".e00" extension) in 5 seperate files based on printed map sheets, http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/gis.html.
D. W. Fisher; Y. W. Isachsen, L. V. Rickard, 1970, Geologic Map of New York State, consisting of 5 sheets: Niagara, Finger Lakes, Hudson-Mohawk, Adirondack, and Lower Hudson, New York State Museum and Science Service, Map and Chart Series No. 15, scale 1:250000.
|Geographic coverage||Albany - Greene - Schoharie - Ulster|
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