Hurricane Mountain Formation

Rusty-weathered, dark siliceous scaly slate or schist of flaser structure, polymictic fragments from a few mm to (in Maine) several hundred meters. A melange consisting of metasedimentary, felsic/mafic metavolcanics, and ultramafic rocks..
State New Hampshire
Name Hurricane Mountain Formation
Geologic age Upper Cambrian?
Lithologic constituents
Major
Metamorphic > Metasedimentary > Metaclastic > Slatedark siliceous scaly slate or schist of flaser structure, polymictic fragments from a few mm to (in Maine) several hundred meters.
Metamorphic > Schistdark siliceous scaly slate or schist of flaser structure, polymictic fragments from a few mm to (in Maine) several hundred meters.
Minor
Igneous > Plutonic > Ultramaficmelange of ultramafic rocks
Metamorphic > Metasedimentarymelange of metasedimentary
Metamorphic > Metaigneous > Metavolcanicmelange of metavolcanics
Comments Part of the Central Maine Composite Terrane (Central Maine Trough) - Variably metamorphosed sedimentary and volcanic rocks of greenschist to granulite facies, locally migmatized. Area includes structural belts between the Monroe fault on the west and the Campbell Hill fault on the east; that is, the Bronson Hill anticlinorium, Piedmont allochthon, Kearsarge-central Maine synclinorium, central New Hampshire anticlinorium, and Rochester-Lebanon (Maine) antiformal synclinorium.
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Counties Coos