Silurian Greenvale Cove Formation

Silurian Greenvale Cove Formation
State Maine
Name Silurian Greenvale Cove Formation
Geologic age Silurian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Metasandstone (Greenschist, Amphibolite)Protolith J - Calcareous lithic sandstone; GS - Greenschist facies; E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; AA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; Protolith J - Calcareous lithic sandstone
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Slate (Greenschist, Amphibolite)Protolith J - Calcareous lithic sandstone; GS - Greenschist facies; E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; AA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; Protolith J - Calcareous lithic sandstone
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Calc-silicate-rock (Greenschist, Amphibolite)Protolith J - Calcareous lithic sandstone; GS - Greenschist facies; E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; AA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; Protolith J - Calcareous lithic sandstone
Comments GS - Greenschist facies; Protolith V - Basaltic volcanic rocks
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 Franklin - Oxford