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Devonian Beck Pond Limestone

Devonian Beck Pond Limestone
State Maine
Name Devonian Beck Pond Limestone
Geologic age Devonian
Comments GS - Greenschist facies Protolith S - interbedded pelite, sandstone, and limestone and/or dolostone
Primary rock type limestone
Secondary rock type dolostone (dolomite)
Other rock types sandstone; mudstone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > LimestoneGS - Greenschist facies Protolith S - interbedded pelite, sandstone, and limestone and/or dolostone
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > DolostoneGS - Greenschist facies Protolith S - interbedded pelite, sandstone, and limestone and/or dolostone
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > SandstoneGS - Greenschist facies Protolith S - interbedded pelite, sandstone, and limestone and/or dolostone
Sedimentary > Clastic > MudstoneGS - Greenschist facies Protolith S - interbedded pelite, sandstone, 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.
Boucot, A.J., 1961, Stratigraphy of the Moose River synclinorium, IN Contributions to general geology, 1959: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1111-E, p. E153-E188.
Moench, R.H., Boone, G.M., Bothner, W.A., Boudette, E.L., Hatch, N.L., Jr., Hussey, A.M., III, Marvinney, R.G. and Aleinikoff, J.N., 1995, Geologic map of the Sherbrooke-Lewiston area, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, United States, and Quebec, Canada: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map, I-1898-D, 56 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000, Prepared in cooperation with the Maine Geological Survey and the New Hampshire Geological Survey.
Boucot, A.J., 1969, Geology of the Moose River and Roach River synclinoria, northwestern Maine: Maine Geol. Surv., Bull. 21, 123 p.
Counties Somerset