Silurian Rangeley Formation, "C" member

Silurian Rangeley Formation ""C"" member
State Maine
Name Silurian Rangeley Formation, "C" member
Geologic age Silurian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > SandstoneGS - Greenschist facies; E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; AA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; Protolith Q - Interbedded pelite and sandstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > ShaleGS - Greenschist facies; E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; AA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; Protolith Q - Interbedded pelite and sandstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > ConglomerateGS - Greenschist facies; E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; AA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; Protolith Q - Interbedded pelite and sandstone
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > LimestoneGS - Greenschist facies; E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; AA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; Protolith Q - Interbedded pelite and sandstone
Comments GS - Greenschist facies; Protolith W - mafic to felsic 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.

Moench, R.H., Boone, G.M., Bothner, W.A., Boudette, E.L., Hatch, N.L., Jr., Hussey, A.M., III, Marvinney, R.G. and Aleinikoff, J.N., 1995, Geologic map of the Sherbrooke-Lewiston area, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, United States, and Quebec, Canada: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map, I-1898-D, 56 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000, Prepared in cooperation with the Maine Geological Survey and the New Hampshire Geological Survey.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/i1898D

Moench, R.H., and Boudette, E.L., 1970, Stratigraphy of the northwest limb of the Merrimack synclinorium in the Kennebago Lake, Rangeley, and Phillips quadrangles, western Maine, in Boone, G.M. (ed.), New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference Guidebook for Field Trips in Rangeley Lakes Dead River Basin Region, Western Maine, p. 1-25.

Moench, R.H. and Pankiwskyj, K.A., Boone, G.M., Boudette, E.L., Ludman, A., Newell, W.R., and Vehrs, T.I., 1982, Geologic map of western interior Maine: U.S. Geological Survey, Open-file Report 82-656, 33 p.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr82656

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

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Counties Franklin - Oxford - Piscataquis