Whiskey Quartzite

Whiskey Quartzite
State Maine
Name Whiskey Quartzite
Geologic age Devonian
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartzite (Greenschist)GS - Greenschist facies; Protolith F - Quartz sandstone
Comments W - Weakly metamorphosed; contains local occurrences of prehnite and pumpellyite; Protolith D - Lithic sandstone

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.


Boucot, A.J., 1969, Geology of the Moose River and Roach River synclinoria, northwestern Maine: Maine Geol. Surv., Bull. 21, 123 p.

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Counties Piscataquis