Mount Osceola Granite, Green biotite mesoperthitic granite

Mount Osceola Granite, Green biotite mesoperthitic granite.
State New Hampshire
Name Mount Osceola Granite, Green biotite mesoperthitic granite
Geologic age Early - Middle Jurassic
Lithologic constituents
Major
Igneous > Plutonic > Granitic > Granite (Pluton)green biotite mesoperthitic granite
Comments Part of the White Mountain igneous province of McHone and Butler (1984) - Overall part of the White Mountain Plutonic-Volcanic Suite - Includes Cretaceous alkalic syenite to granitic to gabbroic plutons, minor volcanic rocks, and lamprophyre dikes of the New England-Quebec igneous province of McHone and Butler (1984); also includes Jurassic granite and syenite and less abundant quartz syenite, diorite, gabbro, nepheline syenite, and volcanic rocks of the White Mountain igneous province of McHone and Butler (1984). White Mountain Plutonic-Volcanic Suite, Mount Osceola Granite = 187+/-1 Rb/Sr per NH023.
References

Lyons, J.B., Bothner, W.A., Moench, R.H., and Thompson, J.B., Jr., 1997, Bedrock Geologic Map of New Hampshire: Reston, VA, U.S. Geological Survey Special Map, 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.

https://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Prodesc/proddesc_37338.htm

McHone, J.G., and Butler, J.R., 1984, Mesozoic igneous provinces of New England and the opening of the North Atlantic Ocean: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 95, p. 757-765.

Foland, K.A., and Faul, Henry, 1977, Ages of the White Mountain intrusives, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, U.S.A.: American Journal of Science, v. 277, p. 888-904.

Eby, G.N., Krueger, H.M., and Creasy, J.W., 1992, Geology, geochronology, and geochemistry of the White Mountain batholith, New Hampshire, in Puffer, J.H., and Ragland, P.C., eds., Eastern North American Mesozoic magmatism: Geological Society of America Special Paper 268, p. 379-397.

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Counties Carroll - Coos