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Stockbridge Formation

Stockbridge Formation - Local layers of punky weathering crossbedded quartzose limestone near base (Osf).
NameStockbridge Formation
Geologic ageLower Ordovician
Original map labelOsf
CommentsPart of Taconic-Berkshire Zone (Ordovician and Older Rocks) Units Osg and Osf descriptions are combined on printed map; separated them into two descriptions here.
Primary rock typelimestone
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)Local layers of punky weathering crossbedded quartzose limestone near base.
Map references
Unpublished Digital Geologic Map of Massachusetts received from Rudi Hon at Boston College in 1998.
Unit references
Zen, E-An (ed.), Goldsmith, R. (comp.), Ratcliffe, N.M. (comp.), Robinson, P. (comp.), Stanley, R.S. (comp.), Hatch, N.L., Jr., Shride, A.F., Weed, E.G.A., Wones, D.R., 1983, Bedrock Geologic Map of Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, scale 1: 250,000.

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