Cheshire Quartzite

Mainly pure, white, glassy, tough quartzite.
State Connecticut
Name Cheshire Quartzite
Geologic age Lower Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > QuartziteMainly pure, white, glassy, tough quartzite.
Comments Part of Western Uplands; Proto-North American (Continental) Terrane - Carbonate Shelf
References

Rodgers, John, compiler, 1985, Bedrock Geological Map of Connecticut: Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey, Hartford, Connecticut, 2 sheets, scale 1:125,000.

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Counties Litchfield