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|Name||Cavendish Formation, Dolomite and Marble|
|Original map label||?Ccm|
|Comments||Part of Green Mountains Secondary unit description per VT008. note on printed map for entire Cavendish Formation = May in large part correlate with Tyson formation, or may be older; in northernmost area, possibly age equivalent of rocks elsewhere included in Mount Holly complex.|
|Primary rock type||dolostone (dolomite)|
|Secondary rock type||marble|
|Other rock types||granulite|
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostone
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metacarbonate > Marbleminor white to pink calcite marble; actinolitic and diopsidic marbles
Metamorphic > Granulitebeds of actinolite diopside granulite common in Chester dome
Nicholson, S.W., Dicken, C.L., Horton, J.D., Foose, M.P., Mueller, J.A.L., and Hon, Rudi, 2006, Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1272.
Doll, C.G., Cady, W.M., Thompson, J.B., Jr., and Billings, M.P., 1961, Centennial Geologic Map of Vermont: Vermont Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Map MISCMAP-01, scale 1:250,000.
|Geographic coverage||Bennington - Rutland - Windham - Windsor|
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