Augen gneiss

(Including local term "Danbury Gneiss;" equivalent in part to Tyringham Gneiss of Massachusetts) - Medium-gray to spotted, fine- to medium-grained, porphyritic, foliated and lineated granitic gneiss, composed of microcline (largely as megacrysts or augen up to 10 cm long), quartz, albite, or oligoclase, biotite and minor hornblende.
State Connecticut
Name Augen gneiss
Geologic age Proterozoic Y
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > GneissMedium-gray to spotted, fine- to medium-grained, porphyritic, foliated and lineated granitic gneiss, composed of microcline (largely as megacrysts or augen up to 10 cm long), quartz, albite, or oligoclase, biotite and minor hornblende.
Comments Part of Western Uplands; Proto-North American (Continental) Terrane - Proterozoic Massifs - ""Grenville""
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 Fairfield - Litchfield