Silurian - Ordovician Carys Mills Formation, pelite member

Silurian - Ordovician Carys Mills Formation pelite member
State Maine
Name Silurian - Ordovician Carys Mills Formation, pelite member
Geologic age Silurian - Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > MudstoneW - Weakly metamorphosed; contains local occurrences of prehnite and pumpellyite; Protolith A - Pelite
Comments U - Unmetamorphosed
Stratigraphic units Meduxnekeag 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.

Pavlides, L., 1966, Meduxnekeag Group and Spraugueville Formation of Aroostook County, northeast Maine, in Cohee, G.V., and West, W.S., Changes in stratigraphic nomenclature in the U.S. Geological Survey - 1965: U.S. Geological Survey Bull. 1244-A, p. 52-60.

US Geological Survey, 2005, National Geologic Map Database, Geologic Names Lexicon "GEOLEX",

NGMDB product
Counties Aroostook