Black Hill Member [of Quinebaug Formation]

Gray, medium- to fine-grained, well-layered schist and granofels, composed of oligoclase, quartz, and biotite, commonly with hornblende or muscovite, and locally with calcite, garnet, or epidote.
State Connecticut
Name Black Hill Member [of Quinebaug Formation]
Geologic age Middle Ordovician or older
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > SchistGray, medium- to fine-grained, well-layered schist and granofels, composed of oligoclase, quartz, and biotite, commonly with hornblende or muscovite, and locally with calcite, garnet, or epidote.
Metamorphic > Granoblastic > GranofelsGray, medium- to fine-grained, well-layered schist and granofels, composed of oligoclase, quartz, and biotite, commonly with hornblende or muscovite, and locally with calcite, garnet, or epidote.
Comments Part of Eastern Uplands; Iapetus (Oceanic) Terrane - Merrimack Synclinorium
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 Windham