Devonian Tarratine Formation Misery Quartzite

Devonian Tarratine Formation Misery Quartzite
State Maine
Name Devonian Tarratine Formation Misery Quartzite
Geologic age Devonian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartzite (Greenschist, Zeolitic (prehnite-pumpellyite))Protolith F - Quartz sandstone; W - Weakly metamorphosed; contains local occurrences of prehnite and pumpellyit; GS - Greenschist faciese.
Comments W - Weakly metamorphosed; contains local occurrences of prehnite and pumpellyite; Protolith A - Pelite
Stratigraphic units Moose River Group
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.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1111E

US Geological Survey, 2005, National Geologic Map Database, Geologic Names Lexicon "GEOLEX", http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Geolex/.

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Counties Piscataquis - Somerset