Silurian - Precambrian Z Eliot Formation

Silurian - Precambrian Z Eliot Formation
State Maine
Name Silurian - Precambrian Z Eliot Formation
Geologic age Silurian - Precambrian Z
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Phyllite (Greenschist)GS - Greenschist facies; Protolith B - calcareous pelite
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Quartzite (Greenschist)GS - Greenschist facies; Protolith B - calcareous pelite
Minor
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Calc-silicate-rock (Greenschist)GS - Greenschist facies; Protolith B - calcareous pelite
Metamorphic > Schist > Mica-schist (Greenschist)GS - Greenschist facies; Protolith B - calcareous pelite
Comments GS - Greenschist facies; Protolith Q - Interbedded pelite and sandstone
Stratigraphic units Merrimack 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.

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

NGMDB product
Counties York