Silurian - Ordovician Carys Mills Formation

Silurian - Ordovician Carys Mills Formation
State Maine
Name Silurian - Ordovician Carys Mills Formation
Geologic age Silurian - Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)W - Weakly metamorphosed; contains local occurrences of prehnite and pumpellyite; Protolith R - Interbedded pelite and limestone and/or dolostone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Calcareous)W - Weakly metamorphosed; contains local occurrences of prehnite and pumpellyite; Protolith R - Interbedded pelite and limestone and/or dolostone
Minor
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Slate (Zeolitic (prehnite-pumpellyite))W - Weakly metamorphosed; contains local occurrences of prehnite and pumpellyite; Protolith R - Interbedded pelite and limestone and/or dolostone
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone > Graywacke (Bed)W - Weakly metamorphosed; contains local occurrences of prehnite and pumpellyite; Protolith R - Interbedded pelite and limestone and/or dolostone
Comments W - Weakly metamorphosed; contains local occurrences of prehnite and pumpellyite; Protolith V - basaltic volcanic rocks
Stratigraphic units Meduxnekeag Group
References
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Counties Aroostook