Basal member [of Taine Mountain Formation]

Around Waterbury dome - Differs from rest of Taine Mountain Formation in being especially well layered and generally less micaceous and schistose.
State Connecticut
Name Basal member [of Taine Mountain Formation]
Geologic age Lower? Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Granoblastic > GranofelsDiffers from rest of Taine Mountain Formation in being especially well layered and generally less micaceous and schistose.
Comments Part of Central Lowlands; Iapetus (Oceanic) Terrane - Connecticut Valley Synclinorium; Gneiss Dome Belt. Equivalents of Savoy Schist of Massachusetts (Emerson, 1898, 1917) (CT009, CT010) and of Moretown Formation of Vermont and Massachusetts (Bedrock Geologic Map of Massachusetts, Zen and others, 1983) (CT011) (includes Taine Mountain Formation) (Lower? Ordovician)
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Counties Litchfield - New Haven