Rowe Schist

Light-green to light-bluish-gray schist having thin granular quartz lenses and lamellae. Kyanite and staurolite typical at higher grades.
State Massachusetts
Name Rowe Schist
Geologic age Lower Ordovician and Cambrian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > SchistLight-green to light-bluish-gray schist having thin granular quartz lenses and lamellae. Kyanite and staurolite typical at higher grades.
Comments Part of Rowe-Hawley Zone (Ordovician and Older Rocks). Despite uncertainties, age of Rowe is probably only slightly, if at all, older than earliest Cambrian and almost certainly no younger than Early or possibly Middle Ordovician (Stanley and Hatch, 1988) per MA014.
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Counties Berkshire - Franklin - Hampden - Hampshire