Devonian granite

Devonian granite
State Maine
Name Devonian granite
Geologic age Devonian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Igneous > Plutonic > Granitic > Granitebiotite granite and hornblende-biotite granite; U - Unmetamorphosed.
Comments Also GS - Greenschist facies; Protolith H - lithic sandstone and conglomerate.
Stratigraphic units includes plutons: 3 - Chandler Lake; 4 - Monticello (ME079); 5 - Estabrook (ME079); 12 - Chiputneticook/Pokiok (ME079, ME084, ME085); 13 - Whitney Cove (Bottle Lake Complex) (ME086, ME087, ME079); 15 - Center Pond (ME079, ME088); 16 - Mattamiscontis (ME088); 18 - Ebeemee (ME088); 21 - Sebec Lake (ME079); 24 - Hog Island (ME079, ME092); 26 - Spider Lake/Seven Ponds/Chain of Ponds (ME093, ME089); 27 - Cupsuptic; 29 - Flagstaff Lake Complex (ME089); 32 - Russell Mountain; 34 - Lexington (ME095, ME096); 59 - Webhannet (ME105, ME089); 66 - Rome/Norridgewock; 76 - Mount Waldo (ME111, ME089); 78 - Lucerne (ME112, ME113); 85 - Charlotte (ME079, ME116); 93 - Tunk Lake (ME117); 94 - Sullivan/Franklin; 97 - Somesville (ME079, ME120); 98 - Southwest Harbor (ME119); 101 - South Penobscot (ME111); 104 - Deer Isle (Stonington phase) (ME111, ME121, ME079); 105 - Swans Island; 107 - Vinalhaven (ME111, ME079).
References

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Lux, D.R., 1983, 40Ar - 39Ar mineral ages for several plutons from western Maine: Geol. Soc. Amer., Abs. with Prog., v. 15, p. 147.

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