Silurian Capens Formation

Silurian Capens Formation
State Maine
Name Silurian Capens Formation
Geologic age Silurian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > ConglomerateW - Weakly metamorphosed; contains local occurrences of prehnite and pumpellyite; GS - Greenschist facies; Protolith A - Pelite
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Slate (Zeolitic (prehnite-pumpellyite), Greenschist)W - Weakly metamorphosed; contains local occurrences of prehnite and pumpellyite; GS - Greenschist facies; Protolith A - Pelite
Comments U - Unmetamorphosed
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.

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.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1111E

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

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Counties Piscataquis - Somerset