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Devonian - Silurian Rindgemere Formation lower member

Devonian - Silurian Rindgemere Formation lower member
State Maine
Name Devonian - Silurian Rindgemere Formation lower member
Geologic age Devonian - Silurian
Comments AA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; Protolith R - Interbedded pelite and limestone and/or dolostone
Primary rock type mudstone
Secondary rock type limestone
Other rock types dolostone (dolomite)
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > MudstoneAA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; Protolith R - Interbedded pelite and limestone and/or dolostone
Sedimentary > Carbonate > LimestoneAA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; Protolith R - Interbedded pelite and limestone and/or dolostone
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > DolostoneAA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; Protolith R - Interbedded pelite and limestone and/or dolostone
Map references
Digital bedrock data downloaded from Maine Office of GIS in September 2005 from http://apollo.ogis.state.me.us/catalog/catalog.asp?state=2&extent=cover#bedrock Bedrock units table (publication date 11/15/2002) downloaded from same site. Permission to redistribute these data granted by Dr. Robert Marvinney, State Geologist of Maine, in September 2006.
Unit references
Osberg, P. H., Hussey, A.M., and Boone, G. M., 1985, Bedrock geologic map of Maine: Maine Geological Survey, Dept. of Conserv., scale 1:500,000.
Counties York