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Orwell Limestone, Isle la Motte and Lowville Limestones; Root Pond quartzite member

Orwell Limestone, Isle la Motte and Lowville Limestones; Root Pond quartzite member - Massive quartz sandstone, near Benson and West Haven, that overlies Orwell limestone.
StateVermont
NameOrwell Limestone, Isle la Motte and Lowville Limestones; Root Pond quartzite member
Geologic ageOrdovician
Original map labelOor
CommentsPart of Champlain and Vermont Valleys, Black River Group
Primary rock typesandstone
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstonemassive quartz sandstone
Map references
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.
Unit references
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 coverageRutland

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