Ordovician - Precambrian Z Cape Elizabeth Formation, quartzite member

Ordovician - Precambrian Z Cape Elizabeth Formation quartzite member
State Maine
Name Ordovician - Precambrian Z Cape Elizabeth Formation, quartzite member
Geologic age Ordovician - Precambrian Z
Lithologic constituents
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartzite (Amphibolite)AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; AC - High rank amphibolite facies; Protolith F - Quartz sandstone
Comments Unit description from USGS GEOLEX website (ME078). E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; AA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; Protolith A - Pelite.""
Stratigraphic units Casco Bay Group

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.

Katz, F.J., 1917, Stratigraphy in southwestern Maine and southeastern New Hampshire, IN Shorter contributions to general geology, 1917: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 108-I, p. 165-177.


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

NGMDB product
Counties Knox - Lincoln - Waldo